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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nicotiana||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nicotiana obtusifolia M. Martens & Galeotti
Habit: Perennial herb 2--8 dm, glandular-hairy, base often +- woody. Leaf: 2--10 cm; lower short-petioled, (ob)ovate; upper +- narrowly ovate, clasping. Inflorescence: bracts < 20 mm, linear to lanceolate. Flower: calyx 10--15 mm, lobes +- = tube, +- equal, narrowly triangular; corolla +- funnel-shaped, green-white or dull white, tube + throat 15--26 mm, limb 8--10 mm wide; stamens unequal, attached near tube base. Fruit: 8--10 mm.
Ecology: Gravelly or rocky washes, slopes; Elevation: < 1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNE, D; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Texas, Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
Synonyms: Nicotiana trigonophylla Dunal
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nicotiana glauca
Next taxon: Nicotiana quadrivalvis
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2016. Nicotiana obtusifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77305, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.