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Penstemon  breviculus (D.D.Keck) G.T.Nisbet & R.C.Jacks.  sect. Aurator 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  breviculus (D.D.Keck) G.T.Nisbet & R.C.Jacks.  sect. Aurator
SynonymsPenstemon jamesii ssp. breviculus D.D.Keck (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaColoradoNew MexicoUtah
sagebrush wilding
Altitude1600-2000m
Description leaves mainly basal, linear to narrowly lanceolate or oblanceolate, 35-70mm, flowers 10-15mm long, tubular, inflorescence secund, staminodium not exserted
Size10-20cm
Colordark blue, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny 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
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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