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Penstemon  humilis ssp. brevifolius (A.Gray) D.D.Keck  sect. Humiles 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  humilis ssp. brevifolius (A.Gray) D.D.Keck  sect. Humiles
SynonymsPenstemon humilis var. brevifolius A.Gray (basionym)
 Penstemon brevifolius (A.Gray) A.Nelson
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Utah
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description stems glabrous, stem leaves obovate or elliptic, entire, calyx viscid, lobes ovate, acuminate, corolla 1cm long, cylindrical infundibuliform
Size10-20cm
Colorpale blue
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
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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