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Penstemon confertus (Yellow penstemon)
Glase, Terry

Penstemon confertus

Penstemon confertus Douglas ex Lindl.

Yellow Penstemon, Yellow Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PECO6

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf: Green
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul

Distribution

USA: ID , MT , OR , WA
Canada: AB
Native Habitat: Woodland,Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: None

Benefit

Use Wildlife: Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Hummingbirds

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Tohono Chul Park, Inc. - Tucson, AZ
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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