Euploca polyphylla

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Pineland Heliotrope


Also known as Heliotropium polyphyllum

Plant Specifics

Size:0.5 to 1 ft
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:White, yellow
Phenology:Winter dormant
Noted for:Showy flowers


Recommended Uses:Sprawling. Best used as a wildflower.
Availability:Native nurseries
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:Acidic to neutral



Attracts a variety of pollinators, especially butterflies.

Native Habitats:Flatwoods near edges of open wetlands; roadsides through such places. Coastal thickets.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures