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Penstemon  pallidus Small   
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  pallidus Small 
SynonymsPenstemon arkansanus var. pubescens Pennell
 Penstemon brevisepalus Pennell
Territory North-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
dry, stony grassland
Description stems pubescent, basal leaves oblong-elliptic to subspathulate, the upper oblong, remotely dentate, flowers in narrow panicle, 20-25mm long, staminodium shortly hirsute
Size20-40cm
Colorwhitish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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