University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00402287
Taxon: Nicotiana obtusifolia Mertens & Galeotti
Family: Solanaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2007
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Collector: W. R. Carr with Chris Best & Bill MacWhorter   13296   
Date: 19 January 1994
Locality: United States, Texas, Starr, Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Los Olmos Tract, ca. 100 ft. S of boundary line at N edge of tract, ca. 4.7 air miles N to NNE of jct. US Rt. 83 and FM 755 in Rio Grande City. Rio Grande City North Quadrangle. Elev. 300 - 320 ft.
26.440833  -98.777778
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 26m 27s N; 98d 46m 40s
Habitat and Description: Annual?, corolla ca. 2 cm long or less, greenish yellow, with very narrow entire flange like limb. Frequent in disturbed gravel on recently bladed road through xeric shrubland.
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Record Id: e0d4a31a-72d4-425f-b3ed-abdd2ef50ff9
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