Taxon  Report   6142    
Penstemon bicolor  (Brandegee) Clokey & D. D. Keck
Pinto beardtongue,  Two color beardtongue
Penstemon bicolor
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Penstemon bicolor
© 2004 James M. Andre
Penstemon bicolor
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
Penstemon bicolor, 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 bicolor
© 2006 James M. Andre
Genus: Penstemon
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Penstemon bicolor ssp. roseus
More information about  Penstemon bicolor
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).