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Penstemon  nanus D.D.Keck  sect. Aurator 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  nanus D.D.Keck  sect. Aurator
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Utah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1800-2000m
Description leaves densely cinereous-strigose, lanceolate to ovate, 15-35mm, flowers 10-15mm, inflorescence short, dense, cymes many flowered, staminodium orange barbate, not exserted
Size5-10cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
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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