Taxon  Report   6202 
Penstemon procerus  Graham  var. formosus  (A. Nelson) Cronquist
Pincushion beardtongue,  Western small flowered penstemon
Penstemon procerus var. formosus
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Penstemon procerus var. formosus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Penstemon procerus var. formosus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Penstemon procerus var. formosus, 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 procerus var. formosus
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Genus: Penstemon
Parent Record Penstemon procerus
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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PLANTS: Penstemon procerus ssp. formosus
PLANTS: Penstemon tolmiei ssp. formosus
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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: Sep 24, 2018).

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