Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Nicotiana Linnaeus. Tobacco.

Key to Nicotiana

A genus of about 65-80 species, herbs, shrubs, and small trees, of America, Australia, and s. Pacific areas. Fernald (1950) describes the genus as "rank, acrid-narcotic American herbs". Sectional classification follows Knapp, Chase, & Clarkson (2004).

Ref: Barboza et al. In Kadereit & Bittrich (2016); Goodspeed (1954); Knapp in FNA (in prep.); Knapp, Chase, & Clarkson (2004). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie
image of plant© Keith Bradley
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Nicotiana tabacum, cultivated crop, Beasleys Bend, Smith County, Tennessee, Marion Smith 1 by Alan Cressler source
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming