Taxon  Report   6137    
Penstemon anguineus  Eastw.
Siskiyou beardtongue
Penstemon anguineus
© 2015 John Doyen
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Penstemon anguineus
© 2004 Norman Jensen
Penstemon anguineus
© 2006 Matt Below
Penstemon anguineus, 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 anguineus
© 2004 Norman Jensen
Genus: Penstemon
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Penstemon rattanii var. minor
More information about  Penstemon anguineus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).