Penstemon speciosus

Showy penstemon

  • Height:   under 1 ft to 1 ft -
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   blue
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   desert - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   medium
  • 3364
  • 3365
  • 3366
  • 3367
  • 3368
  • 3369

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Penstemon speciosus

Common Name:Showy penstemon

Penstemon speciosus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Mariposa, Mono, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
(Blooming months in blue)