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Penstemon humilis (Low penstemon)
Reveal, James L.

Penstemon humilis

Penstemon humilis Nutt. ex A. Gray

Low Penstemon, Low Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Violet


USA: CA , CO , ID , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , 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.

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:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-08-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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