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Penstemon  albidus Nutt.  sect. Aurator 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  albidus Nutt.  sect. Aurator
SynonymsChelone albida (Nutt.) Spreng.
Territory
american prairie
Description finely cinereous, leaves oblanceolate or elliptic, to 10cm long, stem leaves not very reduced, inflorescence of few whorls, flowers 15-25mm long, staminodium hirsute
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite, bluish, pale pink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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