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Penstemon  marcusii (D.D.Keck) N.H.Holmgren  sect. Aurator 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  marcusii (D.D.Keck) N.H.Holmgren  sect. Aurator
SynonymsPenstemon moffatii ssp. marcusii D.D.Keck (basionym)
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Utah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1600-2000m
Description pubescent, lower leaves spathulate, to 45mm, stem leaves oblong, to 6cm, flowers in thyrsus, cyme 2-3-flowered, corolla infundibuliform, staminodium barbate to one-half
Size15-20cm
Colorbluish purple, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
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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