Taxon  Report   6221    
Penstemon thurberi  Torr.
Thurber penstemon,  Thurber's beardtongue, Thurber's penstemon
Penstemon thurberi
© 2006 James M. Andre
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Penstemon thurberi
© 2006 James M. Andre
Penstemon thurberi
© 2006 James M. Andre
Penstemon thurberi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Arizona, Baja California, Nevada.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Penstemon thurberi
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Penstemon
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Chaparral, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Penstemon thurberi var. anestius
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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 23, 2019).