Calflora
Taxon  Report   6215    
Penstemon spectabilis  Thurb. ex A. Gray
Showy penstemon
Penstemon spectabilis
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Penstemon spectabilis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Penstemon spectabilis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Penstemon spectabilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Penstemon spectabilis
© 1995 Christopher L. Christie
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Penstemon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Penstemon spectabilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PESP3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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