Taxon  Report   6216 
Penstemon spectabilis  Thurb. ex A. Gray  var. spectabilis 
Showy penstemon
Penstemon spectabilis var. spectabilis
© 2013 Keir Morse
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Penstemon spectabilis var. spectabilis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Penstemon spectabilis var. spectabilis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Penstemon spectabilis var. spectabilis, 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 spectabilis var. spectabilis
© 2011 Steven Perry
Genus: Penstemon
Parent Record Penstemon spectabilis
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Penstemon spectabilis ssp. spectabilis
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ICPN: Penstemon spectabilis ssp. spectabilis
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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: Jul 15, 2018).

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