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Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis (Herbaceous penstemon)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis

Penstemon rydbergii A. Nelson var. oreocharis (Greene) N.H. Holmgren

Herbaceous penstemon, Herbaceous beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Penstemon oreocharis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple


USA: CA , ID , NV , OR , WA

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

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


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

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