Nicotiana glauca. TREE TOBACCO. Bolivia, Argentina

SOLANACEAE (Nightshade family)

Weedy in San Franciquito Creek. Long-blooming tubular, yellow flowers can be seen from El Camino Real at bridge.

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Name derivation, genus | species: After Jean Nicot (1530-1600), who introduced the tobacco plant to France | glaucus: covered with a grayish or whitish bloom (the shoots and leaves)

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