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Penstemon  monoensis A.Heller  sect. Aurator 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  monoensis A.Heller  sect. Aurator
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.California
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1300-1800m
Description densely grey hirsute, leaves 5-12cm long, mainly on stem, oblong-ovate to lanceolate, flowers 12-20mm long, all lobes spreading, staminodium barbate
Size10-30cm
Colorreddish rose, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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