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Penstemon caespitosus (Mat penstemon)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Penstemon caespitosus

Penstemon caespitosus Nutt. ex A. Gray

Mat Penstemon, Mat Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: PECA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple


USA: AZ , CO , UT , WY

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-07-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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