Penstemon pallidus Small
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Synonym(s): Penstemon arkansanus var. pubescens, Penstemon brevisepalus
USDA Symbol: PEPA7
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun
DistributionUSA: 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
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Well-drained soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationDescription: Propagate by seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Germination is best with cold-moist stratification.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Suppliers DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Oregon Native Plant Nursery - Woodburn, OR
* Available Online from Wildflower Center Store
Bibliography* The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants An Illustrated Guide (2011) Adelman, Charlotte and Schwartz, Bernard L.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Penstemon pallidus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Penstemon pallidus in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-10-03
Research By: TWC Staff