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Penstemon albertinus

Penstemon albertinus Greene

Alberta Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)


USDA Symbol: PEAL11

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: AB , BC
Native Habitat: Gravelly slopes, cliffs, rocky clearings, roadcuts in coniferous forests.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 65 - Montana Field Guides - Plants (2020) State of Montana
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 71 - Wolfe Lab - Penstemon Database (2014) Ohio State University

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-09
Research By: CBR

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