Taxon  Report   6172 
Penstemon heterodoxus  A. Gray
Sierra beardtongue,  Sierra penstemon
Penstemon heterodoxus
© 2012 Steven Perry
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Penstemon heterodoxus
© 2014 Ron Wolf
Penstemon heterodoxus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Penstemon heterodoxus, 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 heterodoxus
© 2004 Steve Matson
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: meadows, slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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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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