Texas
Wildbuds

Nicotiana repanda

(Fiddleleaf Tobacco)

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Nicotiana repanda, Choke Canyon State Park, McMullen Co. 8580

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Nicotiana repanda, Barefoot RV Park, Bend, San Saba Co. 9578

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Nicotiana repanda, Barefoot RV Park, Bend, San Saba Co. 9568

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Nicotiana repanda, Choke Canyon State Park, McMullen Co. 8596

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Nicotiana repanda, Choke Canyon State Park, McMullen Co. 8586

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Nicotiana repanda, Choke Canyon State Park, McMullen Co. 8593

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Nicotiana repanda, Choke Canyon State Park, McMullen Co. 8589

Scientific Name Nicotiana repanda USDA PLANTS Symbol NIRE
Common Name Fiddleleaf Tobacco ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 30565
Family Solanaceae (Nightshade) Wilflower Center
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Description Habitat: Sandy or clay soils in moist areas along streams and roadsides and in ravines and pastures.
Plant: Erect loosely-branched perennial up to 36 inches tall; foliage smooth or somewhat glandular-hairy.
Leaves: Alternate; lower leaves on winged petioles and obovate, up to 8 inches long and 4 inches wide and wavy margins; smaller upper leaves auriculate-clasping, ovate and deeply notched.
Inflorescence: White tubular blossoms borne in clusters, each tube about 2-1/2 inches long flaring to 1-1/4 inches wide; 5 pointed lobes.
Bloom Period: March to November.
References: "Shinners & Mahler’s Flora of North Central Texas" by Diggs, Lipscomb and O’Kennon, "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi and "Wildflowers of Texas" by Michael Eason.
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Texas Status:
Native

Banner photo of Castilleja indivisa and Lupinus ssp. taken along FM 1323 north of Johnson City, Blanco County

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