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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Penstemon pallidus Small
USDA Symbol: PEPA7
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Slender, herbaceous perennial, 8-24 in. tall. White, snapdragon-like flowers are marked with fine purple lines within the throat.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun
AL , AR , CT , DC , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV Native Distribution:
ME to MI, IL & IA, s. to NY, KY & KS Native Habitat:
Dry woods; fields USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(I)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Well-drained soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Propagate by seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Germination is best with cold-moist stratification.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Oregon Native Plant Nursery
- Woodburn, OR
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Record Modified: 2012-10-03
Research By: TWC Staff