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Penstemon  albertinus Greene  sect. Humiles 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  albertinus Greene  sect. Humiles
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.AlbertaBritish ColumbiaIdahoMontana
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude800-2000m
Description leaves rather thick and solid, elliptic or ovate, 15-50mm, stem leaves well developed, sessile, inflorescence spicate, flowers 15-20mm long, palate and staminodium barbate
Size10-40cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
green cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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