Nicotiana sylvestris Speg. & Comes
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Solanales||Potatoes, eggplants, tomatoes, peppers, tobacco, petunias, sweet potatoes, morning glories, many others|
|Family||Solanaceae||Nightshade or potato family|
|Genus||Nicotiana||Named for Jean Nicot (1530-1600), French ambassador to Portugal and the person supposedly responsible for introducing tobacco into France about 1560|
|Species||sylvestris||Growing in woods, forest-loving, wild|
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Nicotiana sylvestris description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 9 Aug 2013.
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6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 21 × 31" (52 × 78 cm)
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