Taxon  Report   6175 
Penstemon heterodoxus  A. Gray  var. shastensis  (D. D. Keck) N. H. Holmgren
Shasta beardtongue
Penstemon heterodoxus var. shastensis
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Penstemon heterodoxus var. shastensis
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Penstemon heterodoxus var. shastensis
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
Penstemon heterodoxus var. shastensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Penstemon heterodoxus var. shastensis
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Genus: Penstemon
Parent Record Penstemon heterodoxus
Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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CNPS + PLANTS: Penstemon shastensis
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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: Apr 23, 2018).

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