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Penstemon eriantherus var. eriantherus

Penstemon eriantherus Pursh var. eriantherus

Fuzzy Tongued Penstemon, Fuzzytongue Beardtongue, Fuzzytongue Penstemon

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PEERE

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 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Lavender to purple or pink, with reddish purple nectar guides.

Distribution

USA: CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , SD , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC
Native Habitat: Sandy, gravelly, shaley and clayey soils, shortgrass prairies, sagebrush shrublands, stream terraces.

Web Reference

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

Metadata

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

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