Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10212 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Nicotiana trigonophylla Dunal
Common name   desert tobacco
Donna M. Barnes   4256  
Coll. Date 20 April 2005 
United States
Mohave County
Locality E of Black Rock Gulch, Black Rock Mountain Road (BLM Road 1022), SW of the junction with Black Rock Gulch Road (BLM Road 1009);
     Elev.: 3595 ft. (1096 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub community, century plant common, gravelly soil. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 36° 54'  25" N, 113° 40'  31" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Nicotiana obtusifolia var. obtusifolia Mertens & Galeotti

     Nicotiana trigonophylla Dunal

Common Name(s): desert tobacco, Indian tobacco.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531463, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Solanaceae
                                    Genus: Nicotiana
                                        Species: Nicotiana obtusifolia
                                            Variety: Nicotiana obtusifolia var. obtusifolia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10212s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 03752s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11360d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11360c1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10199 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" same section
10202 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" same section
10216 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  same section
10204 Eriogonum subreniforme      "kidney-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
10203 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
18098 Langloisia setosissima      "Great Basin langloisia" 1.6 mi. N
10201 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. georginum   "St. George peppercress" same section
10198 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" same section
10215 Linanthus pungens      "granite prickly phlox" same section
10197 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
10200 Mimulus parryi      "annual redspot monkeyflower" same section
10208 Phacelia crenulata      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
10205 Phacelia demissa      "low scorpionweed" same section
10209 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" same section
10210 Poa bigelovii      "Bigelow's bluegrass" same section
10214 Sisymbrium irio      "London rocket" same section
10207 Sphaeralcea ambigua      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
13204 Sphaeralcea gierischii      "Gierisch's globemallow" 1.4 mi. W
10206 Verbena gooddingii     same section
10211 Vicia ludoviciana      "Louisiana vetch" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Purgatory Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 0.6 mi. NW   Wolf Hole Mountain West 
The Dives (Cliff) Mohave County, AZ 0.7 mi. SW 3465  Purgatory Canyon 
Pocket Hill (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 0.6 mi. E 3806  Purgatory Canyon 
Dinner Flat (Flat) Mohave County, AZ 1.4 mi. NE 3557  Purgatory Canyon 
Mokaac Mountain (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 2.8 mi. SE 5177  Purgatory Canyon 
Atkin Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.4 mi. SW 4675  Wolf Hole Mountain West 
Oak Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.6 mi. SW 5069  Wolf Hole Mountain West 
Locust Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. SW 5240  Wolf Hole Mountain West 
Lime Hills (Ridge) Mohave County, AZ 3.3 mi. NW 4502  Purgatory Canyon 
Black Knolls (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. N 3583  Purgatory Canyon 
Mustang Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. SW 4958  Wolf Hole Mountain West 
North Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 3.5 mi. SE 4944  Lizard Point 
Hodgets Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. S   Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Wolf Hole Wildlife Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. SE 5115  Wolf Hole Mountain West 
Lizard Point (Cape) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. E 4807  Lizard Point 
State Line Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4.7 mi. N 2694  Purgatory Canyon 
Lizard Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. E 3622  Lizard Point 
Pond Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4.9 mi. S 4360  Wolf Hole Mountain West 
Grey Points (Cliff) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. NW 3950  Purgatory Canyon 
Purgatory Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5 mi. N   Purgatory Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Nicotiana trigonophylla  Dunal

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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