Taxon  Report   13005 
Penstemon pseudospectabilis  M.E. Jones  ssp. pseudospectabilis 
Desert beardtongue
Penstemon pseudospectabilis ssp. pseudospectabilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Family: PLANTAGINACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Penstemon
Parent Record Penstemon pseudospectabilis
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PLANTS: Penstemon pseudospectabilis ssp. typicus
More information about  Penstemon pseudospectabilis ssp. pseudospectabilis
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 25, 2016).

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