Taxon  Report   6212 
Penstemon rydbergii  Nelson  var. oreocharis  (E. Greene) N. Holmgren
Herbaceous penstemon,  Meadow beardtongue, Mountain meadow beardtongue
Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis
© 2009 Keir Morse
Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis
© 2015 Susan McDougall
Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis, 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 rydbergii var. oreocharis
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Penstemon
Parent Record Penstemon rydbergii
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Penstemon oreocharis
ICPN: Penstemon recurvatus
ICPN: Penstemon tinctus
More information about  Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis
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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: Sep 20, 2018).

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