Taxon  Report   6205 
Penstemon rattanii  A. Gray
Rattan's beardtongue
Penstemon rattanii
© 2012 Dylan Neubauer
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Penstemon rattanii
© 2012 Dylan Neubauer
Penstemon rattanii
© 2013 Dana York
Penstemon rattanii, 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 rattanii
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Penstemon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Penstemon rattanii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2017).

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