Taxon  Report   6218    
Penstemon stephensii  Brandegee
Stephen's penstemon,  Stephens' penstemon, Stephens's beardtongue
Penstemon stephensii
© 2011 Shannon Henke
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Penstemon stephensii
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Penstemon stephensii
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Penstemon stephensii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Penstemon stephensii
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Penstemon
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Penstemon stephensii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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).