Taxon  Report   6209    
Penstemon rostriflorus  Kellogg
Beaked penstemon,  Bridge penstemon, Bridge's penstemon
Penstemon rostriflorus
© 2013 John Doyen
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Penstemon rostriflorus
© 2013 Keir Morse
Penstemon rostriflorus
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Penstemon rostriflorus, 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 rostriflorus
© 2013 Keir Morse
Genus: Penstemon
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Penstemon bridgesii var. amplexicaulis
ICPN + PLANTS: Penstemon bridgesii
More information about  Penstemon rostriflorus
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 17, 2019).