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Penstemon virens (Front range penstemon)
Smith, R.W.

Penstemon virens

Penstemon virens Pennell ex Rydb.

Front Range Penstemon, Front Range Beardtongue, Blue Mist Penstemon, Blue Mist Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: PEVI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple



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


Record Modified: 2015-04-16
Research By: JAM

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