University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00402285
Taxon: Nicotiana obtusifolia Mertens & Galeotti
Family: Solanaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2007
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Collector: Robert Runyon   3219   
Date: 27 May 1937
Locality: United States, Texas, Starr, 7 miles E of Rio Grande on side of Highway No. 4. Elev. 80 m.
Habitat and Description: Distributed in SW Texas, an erect annual herb, branched, on gravel hills and clay fields, on clay soil. Flowers racemose, salverform, yellowish. Leaves sessile, alternate, oblong to lanceolate. Fruit a dry, many-seeded capsule. The plant is poison to livestock. The leaves are very viscid and sticky.
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Record Id: 44b6a983-fdff-4a31-b828-a73976fd641b
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