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Penstemon  whippleanus A.Gray  sect. Humiles 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  whippleanus A.Gray  sect. Humiles
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaColoradoIdahoMontanaNew MexicoUtahWyoming
dry, sandy grassland
Altitudemontane
Description inflorescence intensely glandular-hirsute, basal leaves elliptic to ovate, to 6cm, petiolate, stem leaves sessile, oblong, inflorescence verticillate, flowers 18-28mm long
Size40-60cm
Colorpurple, white
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
Version 8.0
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