Taxon  Report   5861    
Nicotiana obtusifolia  Martens & Galeotti
Desert tobacco
Nicotiana obtusifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Nicotiana
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Nicotiana obtusifolia var. obtusifolia
More information about  Nicotiana obtusifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 25, 2020).