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Nothochelone nemorosa (Woodland beardtongue)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Nothochelone nemorosa

Nothochelone nemorosa (Douglas ex Lindl.) Straw

Woodland Beardtongue, Woodland Penstemon, Woodland-beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Penstemon nemorosus

USDA Symbol: NONE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

A robust perennial with several 16-32 in. stems from a woody crown. The broadly oval, opposite leaves are coarsely toothed. An open inflorescence bears several large and fat, rose-purple, tubular flowers.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: BC
Native Distribution: WA & s. Vancouver I., s. to n.w. CA
Native Habitat: Woods; moist, rocky, shaded slopes

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

Additional resources

USDA: Find Nothochelone nemorosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Nothochelone nemorosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Nothochelone nemorosa


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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