- Nicotiana glauca is a perennial shrub or small tree that can grow up to 25 ft. (7.6 m) tall.
- Leaves are alternate, bluish to gray green in color, 1-4 in. (2.5-10.2 cm) long, pointed, and elliptic to oval shaped.
- Flowers are yellow, tubular, 1.25-2 in. (3.2-5 cm) long, and found in clusters at the end of the branches. Flowers bloom from early spring to late summer.
- Fruits are egg-shaped, 0.28-0.39 in. (7-10 mm) long, and has two compartments. Seeds are very small and dark brown in color.
- Ecological Threat
- N. glauca prefers open sites including stream beds, and roadsides. It is native to South America. All parts of Nicotiana glauca are extremely poisonous.
Global Invasive Species Database. 2011. Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the IUCN Species Survival Commission 
University of California, Jepson Flora Project 
Texas Invasive Plant and Pest Council 
California Invasive Plant Council 
Flora of China, www.eFloras.org 
USDA NRCS PLANTS 
USDA ARS GRIN 
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