Taxon  Report   6140 
Penstemon azureus  Benth.  var. azureus 
Azure penstemon
Penstemon azureus var. azureus
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Penstemon azureus var. azureus
© 2004 Sheli Wingo
Penstemon azureus var. azureus
© 2004 Sheli Wingo
Penstemon azureus var. azureus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Penstemon azureus var. azureus
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Penstemon
Parent Record Penstemon azureus
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.7 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
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ICPN: Penstemon azureus ssp. azureus
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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: Feb 08, 2016).

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