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Penstemon  montanus Greene  sect. Dasanthera 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  montanus Greene  sect. Dasanthera
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.IdahoMontanaUtahWyoming
scree
Altitude1500-3400m
Description glandular-hirsute, viscid, leaves only on stem, wide, grey, 15-50mm long, dentate, inflorescence racemose, flowers 26-40mm long
Size10-20cm
Colorblue, pale violet
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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