H. Wheeler, Univ. Calif Publ. Bot. 18:63 (1935).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Small-flowered tobacco.
Herb to 0.7 m high or more, often with many stems; leaves and stems mostly glabrous; leaves mostly radical with narrowly winged petioles to 5 or more cm long, uppermost cauline leaves subsessile to sessile; lamina to 11 rarely 19 cm long, elliptic to spathulate or narrowly so, upper leaves narrower.
Inflorescence few-branched, paniculate, pubescent with glandular hairs; calyx 4-10 mm long; corolla tube 10-19 mm long, 1-3 mm wide at the top of the calyx; limb 6-12 mm diam., lobes obtuse to emarginate; upper 4 stamens level or almost so.
Capsule 5-10 mm long, ellipsoid or ovoid-ellipsoid; seeds 0.5-1 mm long, C-shaped; testa wrinkled.
Image source: fig. 569A in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Horton (1981) d. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 3:32, fig. 1 lc.
Grows in open areas, often disturbed, usually on alkaline soils.
S.Aust.: NW, NU, GT, FR, EA, EP, NL, MU, YP. W.Aust.; N.S.W.; Vic.
Flowering time: throughout the year but particularly in spring.
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