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Penstemon virgatus (Upright blue penstemon)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Penstemon virgatus

Penstemon virgatus A. Gray

Upright Blue Penstemon, Upright Blue Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PEVI4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

From the Image Gallery

12 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM

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

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Tohono Chul Park, Inc. - Tucson, AZ

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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