Taxon  Report   6138 
Penstemon azureus  Benth.
Azure penstemon,  Blue penstemon
Penstemon azureus
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Penstemon azureus
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Penstemon azureus
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
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
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Penstemon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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