Taxon  Report   5861 
Nicotiana obtusifolia  Martens & Galeotti
Desert tobacco
Nicotiana obtusifolia
© 2012 Ron Wolf
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Nicotiana obtusifolia
© 2015 Steve Matson
Nicotiana obtusifolia
© 2005 Steve Matson
Nicotiana obtusifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Nicotiana obtusifolia
© 2006 Heath McAllister
Genus: Nicotiana
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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