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May 19, 2018 4:14 PM CST
Fillmore, CA
hello, we live in southern california and have a ranch with lots of sheep and these plants/weeds/trees keep showing up. we are trying to figure out what type of weed/plant/tree this is and if it's safe for our livestock. i've attached a picture, if you can help it'd be greatly appreciated. many thanks
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May 19, 2018 5:55 PM CST
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX (Zone 9a)
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May 19, 2018 6:19 PM CST
Name: Scott
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I am thinking Nicotiana glauca (Tree Tabacco).
All parts of the Nicotiana glauca plant are poisonous.
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May 20, 2018 12:02 AM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Yes, Tree Tobacco. Yes, toxic to livestock.
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May 20, 2018 7:32 AM CST
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May 20, 2018 4:58 PM CST
Fillmore, CA
thank you all so very much!!! this was helpful and needed info. it really looks like a tree tobacco. thank you again!
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