Common Name

Native Tobacco




Annual forb to 1.2m tall.  Leaves mostly basal, some scattered up the stems, usually slightly stem-clasping.  Leaves to 23cm long, to 120mm wide, flat, sticky hairy.  Flowers white, tubular, with 5 usually notched lobes, in 'panicles' at the tops of stalks arising from the base of the plant.  Flowers that self-pollinate without opening occasionally present.

Description in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales pages 583-584.

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