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Heliotropium curassavicum

Kīpūkai or Seaside heliotrope

Boraginaceae

Indigenous to the Hawaiian Islands

Kalaeloa, Oʻahu

 

The plant was dried and tea was brewed as a tonic by the early Hawaiians.

 

nativeplants.hawaii.edu/plant/view/Heliotropium_curassavicum

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Taken on August 6, 2011