Nicotiana obtusifolia, Desert tobacco grows from deserts in California to Texas and down into Mexico. Desert Tobacco is a soft little perennial that looks out of place in the desert. It looks more like it should be in a tropical settings than in Barstow. I've only seen this a couple of times in the wild, both times in crevices or small east facing gullies.
Associated plants include Coyote Melon, Purple 3-awn, and Mojave sage
Syn. Nicotinia trigonophylla
Foliage of Nicotiana obtusifolia has color lt-green and is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Nicotiana obtusifolia has color yellow and has a fragrance.
Communities for Nicotiana obtusifolia:Creosote Bush Scrub and Joshua Tree Woodland.
|ph:||6.50 to 8.00|
|usda:||8 to 10|
|height[m]:||0.20 to 0.80|
|width[m]:||0.20 to 0.80|
|rainfall[cm]:||30.00 to 50.00|