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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nicotiana||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nicotiana quadrivalvis Pursh
Habit: Annual 3--20 dm, glandular-hairy. Leaf: 4--15 cm; basal, lower cauline short-petioled, elliptic to ovate; upper sessile, reduced. Inflorescence: bracts < 35 mm, +- linear. Flower: calyx 15--20 mm, 10-ridged, lobes narrowly lanceolate, 1 > tube or not; corolla +- salverform, white, green- or violet-tinged, tube 25--50 mm, limb 20--50 mm wide; stamens unequal, attached at various levels above tube middle. Fruit: 15--20 mm.
Ecology: Open, well-drained washes, slopes; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP, D; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, central United States. Flowering Time: May--Oct Note: Widely cultivated by western America native people; cultivated plants sometimes recognized, with Nicotiana quadrivalvis var. bigelovii (Torr.) DeWolf for wild pls.
Synonyms: Nicotiana bigelovii (Torr.) S. Watson; Nicotiana bigelovii var. wallacei A. Gray; Nicotiana quadrivalvis var. bigelovii (Torr.) DeWolf; Nicotiana quadrivalvis var. quadrivalvis
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nicotiana obtusifolia
Next taxon: Nicotiana sylvestris
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2016. Nicotiana quadrivalvis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34649, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.