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Penstemon ellipticus (Rocky ledge penstemon)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Penstemon ellipticus

Penstemon ellipticus J.M. Coult. & Fisher

Rocky Ledge Penstemon, Rocky Ledge Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Penstemon davidsonii var. ellipticus

USDA Symbol: PEEL5

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

Rocky Ledge Penstemon is a member of the figwort or snapdragon family (family Scrophulariaceae), which includes mostly herbs, sometimes shrubs, rarely trees, often with showy flowers.


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink


USA: ID , MT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC

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

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Additional resources

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


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

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