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Penstemon  wardii A.Gray  sect. Habroanthus 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  wardii A.Gray  sect. Habroanthus
SynonymsPenstemon glaber var. wardii (A.Gray) M.E.Jones
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Utah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1500-2000m
Description leaves 30-55mm, densely cinereous-strigose, lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, inflorescence secund, flowers 2-3cm long, pubescent, staminodium glabrous
Size15-30cm
Colorblue, violet
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 spring
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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