Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11190 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Nicotiana attenuata Torr. ex S. Watson
Common name   coyote tobacco
J.G. Harris   3998  
Coll. Date 08 July 2005 
United States
Juab County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, Dell Canyon.
     Elev.: 7167 ft. (2185 m.)
Habitat Notes sagebrush community. 
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 39° 51'  55" N, 113° 49'  51" 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 attenuata Torr. ex S. Wats.

Common Name(s): coyote tabacco, coyote tobacco.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30571, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Solanaceae
                                    Genus: Nicotiana
                                        Species: Nicotiana attenuata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11190s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01248s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09287s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11953s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11191 Achillea millefolium      "common yarrow" same section
10998 Astragalus beckwithii  var. purpureus   "Beckwith's milkvetch" 1.6 mi. S
10997 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 1.6 mi. S
10999 Bassia americana      "green molly" 1.6 mi. S
11001 Calochortus bruneaunis      "Bruneau mariposa lily" 1.6 mi. S
11008 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.6 mi. S
11005 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" 1.6 mi. S
10996 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 1.6 mi. S
11045 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. S
11046 Glossopetalon spinescens  var. microphyllum   "spiny greasebush" 1.5 mi. S
11044 Grayia spinosa      "spiny hopsage" 1.5 mi. S
11192 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
11004 Leymus cinereus      "Great Basin wildrye" 1.6 mi. S
10994 Mimulus floribundus      "many-flowered monkeyflower" 1.6 mi. S
11000 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" 1.6 mi. S
11003 Philadelphus microphyllus      "little-leaf mock orange" 1.6 mi. S
11006 Purshia mexicana      "Mexico cliffrose" 1.6 mi. S
11007 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1.6 mi. S
11172 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1.6 mi. S
11002 Sambucus caerulea     1.6 mi. S
10993 Silene antirrhina      "sleepy silene" 1.6 mi. S
10995 Yucca harrimaniae  var. gilbertiana   "Spanish bayonet" 1.6 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Indian Squaw Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 7628  Goshute Canyon 
Dell Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Indian Farm Creek 
Big Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Goshute 
Middle Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Goshute Canyon 
Kent Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 5154  Indian Farm Creek 
Goshute Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Goshute 
North Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3 mi. NW   Goshute 
Scotts Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 3 mi. NW 7664  Goshute 
CCC Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4807  Indian Farm Creek 
Oro del Rey Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. N 8701  Goshute Canyon 
Rock Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. NE 5243  Goshute Canyon 
Eagles Nest Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 4.9 mi. N 7796  Goshute Canyon 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 4.1 mi. NW 8531  Goshute 
Haystack Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 4.1 mi. W 11903  Ibapah Peak 
The Meadows (Flat) Juab County, UT 4.1 mi. W 9206  Goshute 
Falkenberg Ranch (Locale) Juab County, UT 5.4 mi. S 5456  Indian Farm Creek 
Rocky Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 10670  Goshute 
Deep Creek Range (Range) Juab County, UT 4.5 mi. W 11526  Ibapah Peak 
Reilly Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 6.1 mi. NE   Goshute 


Taxon Links for species Nicotiana attenuata  Torr. ex S. Watson

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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