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Gammill, Lynn Crosby
Penstemon linarioides Gray
USDA Symbol: peli2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bilaterally symmetrical blue-violet corollas turned to one side in a narrow, long, open flower cluster above a leafy base.
This is a common Penstemon in dry open woodland in the Southwest. Of several species in this huge, beautiful genus that have blue-violet flowers and narrow leaves, some have 2 ridges inside the corolla.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
AZ , CO , NM , NV , UT Native Distribution:
Southern Utah and Colorado, to much of New Mexico and Arizona. Native Habitat:
Open, often rocky soil at moderate elevations. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff