Taxon  Report   6146 
Penstemon centranthifolius  Benth.
Scarlet bugler
Penstemon centranthifolius
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Penstemon centranthifolius
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Penstemon centranthifolius
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Penstemon centranthifolius, 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 centranthifolius
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Penstemon
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2017).

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