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Penstemon ovatus (Eggleaf penstemon)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Penstemon ovatus

Penstemon ovatus Douglas ex Hook.

Eggleaf Penstemon, Eggleaf Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: PEOV2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple , Violet


Canada: BC


Use Wildlife: Hummingbirds
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.

Additional resources

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


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

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