Taxon  Report   4524 
Keckiella lemmonii  (A. Gray) Straw
Bush beardtongue,  Lemmon beardtongue, Lemmon's keckiella, Shrubby penstemon
Keckiella lemmonii
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
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Keckiella lemmonii
© 2004 Sheli Wingo
Keckiella lemmonii
© 2014 John Doyen
Keckiella lemmonii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Keckiella lemmonii
© 2014 John Doyen
Genus: Keckiella
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Penstemon lemmonii
More information about  Keckiella lemmonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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