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Penstemon  pumilus Nutt.  sect. Aurator 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  pumilus Nutt.  sect. Aurator
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Idaho
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude1400-2000m
Description densely cinereous-pubescent, leaves entire, narrowly oblanceolate, petiolate, 15-50mm long, stem leaves narrower, inflorescence of 1-few whorls, flowers 15-23mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorbluish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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