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Penstemon  leiophyllus Pennell  sect. Habroanthus 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  leiophyllus Pennell  sect. Habroanthus
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.NevadaUtah
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-3500m
Description grey-green, glandular-strigose, leaves dully green, 3-8cm long, oblanceolate to linear, inflorescence secund, 17-30mm long, staminodium subglabrous
Size5-30cm
Colorblue, violet
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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