Taxon  Report   5862 
Nicotiana quadrivalvis  Pursh
Indian tobacco
Nicotiana quadrivalvis
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Nicotiana quadrivalvis
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Nicotiana quadrivalvis
© 2012 Ron Wolf
Nicotiana quadrivalvis, a dicot, is an annual 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 quadrivalvis
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Nicotiana
Subspecies and Varieties:
(many plant communities), Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Nicotiana bigelovii var. wallacei
TJM2: Nicotiana bigelovii
TJM2: Nicotiana quadrivalvis var. bigelovii
TJM2: Nicotiana quadrivalvis var. quadrivalvis
More information about  Nicotiana quadrivalvis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2018).

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