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Nicotiana attenuata (Coyote tobacco)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Nicotiana attenuata

Nicotiana attenuata Torr. ex S. Watson

Coyote tobacco

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: niat

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Nicotiana attenuata has short, triangular calyx lobes and dingy white, trumpet-shaped corollas 1-1 1/2 inches (2.5-3.8 cm) long. Grows in full sun in dry habitats from British Columbia to Baja California, east to New Mexico, Colorado, and northern Idaho.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , TX , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC

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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FAC FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Nicotiana attenuata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Nicotiana attenuata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Nicotiana attenuata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-03-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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