Taxon  Report   6224    
Penstemon venustus  Lindl.
Venus penstemon
Penstemon venustus
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
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Penstemon venustus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Penstemon venustus
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Penstemon
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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 23, 2019).