Definition of Tree tobacco
1. Noun. Evergreen South American shrub naturalized in United States; occasionally responsible for poisoning livestock.
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Literary usage of Tree tobacco
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1. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"The tree-tobacco is a recent immigrant from South America. Like other species of tobacco, it produces almost incredibly numerous seeds ; they are ..."
2. Settler's Guide and Farmer's Handbook by Western Australia Dept. of Agriculture, L. Lindley-Cowen (1897)
"Nicotiana glanca (tree tobacco).—Indigenous to South America. Attaining sometimes a height of over 20 feeet with a stem of over six feet in diameter. ..."
3. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"This is the Tree-tobacco (Nicotiana glauca). It is a slender, weedy-looking ... The Tree-tobacco should certainly be destroyed before it has spread further. ..."
4. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"The tall, loosely branching, spreading form of the tree- tobacco is a familiar sight in the south about vacant lots and waste places. Its clusters of long, ..."
5. The Culture of Tobacco by George M. Odlum, Brith South Africa Company (1905)
"... where they will survive and breed new multitudes for the destruction of the tree. Tobacco stems buried in the soil around the base of the tree are the ..."