Taxon  Report   6196    
Penstemon papillatus  J. T. Howell
Inyo beardtongue
Penstemon papillatus
© 2012 Steve Matson
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Penstemon papillatus
© 2012 Steve Matson
Penstemon papillatus
© 2012 Steve Matson
Penstemon papillatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Penstemon papillatus
© 2013 Joy England
Genus: Penstemon
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

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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 21, 2019).