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Penstemon davidsonii var. davidsonii

Penstemon davidsonii Greene var. davidsonii

Creeping Penstemon, Davidson's Beardtongue, Davidson's Penstemon

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Synonym(s): Penstemon menziesii ssp. davidsonii, Penstemon menziesii ssp. thompsonii

USDA Symbol: PEDAD

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 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: CA , NV , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Rock outcrops, talus slopes.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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 davidsonii var. davidsonii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Penstemon davidsonii var. davidsonii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Penstemon davidsonii var. davidsonii

Metadata

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

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