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Penstemon  gracilentus A.Gray  sect. Saccanthera 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  gracilentus A.Gray  sect. Saccanthera
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaNevadaOregon
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-3000m
Description bright green, below glabrous, in inflorescence glandularpubescent, leaves entire, thin, the basal oblanceolate, petiolate, stem leaves linear-lanceolate, flowers in panicle
Size20-70cm
Colorpurplish red, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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