Calflora
Taxon  Report   4524    
Keckiella lemmonii  (A. Gray) Straw
Bush beardtongue,  Lemmon beardtongue, Lemmon's keckiella, Shrubby penstemon
Keckiella lemmonii
© 2014 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Keckiella lemmonii
© 2015 Tim Miller
Keckiella lemmonii
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Keckiella lemmonii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Keckiella lemmonii
© 2015 Tim Miller
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Keckiella
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 1.1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Penstemon lemmonii
More information about  Keckiella lemmonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (KELE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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