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Penstemon  gormanii Greene  sect. Aurator 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  gormanii Greene  sect. Aurator
Territory Subarctic AmericaWestern CanadaAlaskaBritish ColumbiaNorthwest TerritoriesYukon
rocky slopes
Altitude100-2000m
Description green, basally glabrous, lower leaves spathulate, 8cm long, stem leaves shorter, flowers 18-25mm long, inflorescence pubescent, staminodium not exserted, barbate to one-half
Size15-20cm
Colorpurple, violet
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHultén, E. (1968) Flora of Alaska...
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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