Taxon  Report   6203    
Penstemon pseudospectabilis  M. E. Jones
Desert penstemon
Penstemon pseudospectabilis
© 2019 Belinda Lo
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Penstemon pseudospectabilis
© 2019 Belinda Lo
Penstemon pseudospectabilis
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Penstemon pseudospectabilis, 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 pseudospectabilis
© 2009 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Penstemon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Penstemon pseudospectabilis ssp. pseudospectabilis
More information about  Penstemon pseudospectabilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 19, 2019).