Taxon  Report   6138 
Penstemon azureus  Benth.
Blue penstemon,  azure penstemon
Penstemon azureus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
 

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Penstemon azureus
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
Penstemon azureus
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Communities:
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Penstemon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus
Penstemon azureus var. azureus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Penstemon azureus  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (PEAZ)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2014).

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