Taxon  Report   6198    
Penstemon patens  (M. E. Jones) N. H. Holmgren
Lone pine beardtongue
Penstemon patens
© 2009 Steve Matson
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Penstemon patens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Penstemon patens
© 2009 Steve Matson
Genus: Penstemon
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Penstemon confusus ssp. patens
ICPN: Penstemon confusus var. patens
More information about  Penstemon patens
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 21, 2019).