An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
Nicotiana quadrivalvis (PH-LC 146); Lewis' tag (#45) says "specimen of the Ricara's tobacco - taken 12th of October 1804".
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VIGNETTE: A Carefully Cultivated Plant
by Dominique Harre Rogers
Sgt. Gass, October 10, 1804 - Their [Arikara natives] tobacco is different from any I had before seen: it answers for smoking, but not for ... more>>