Penstemon strictus

Rocky Mountain penstemon

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   blue
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Characteristics / Comments:   good as ground cover - erosion control - drought resistant - fire retardent properties
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   476,000

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Penstemon strictus

Common Name:Rocky mountain penstemon

Penstemon strictus, a angiosperm, is a perennial herb that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:
Plant Community(s):escaped cultivar,

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

El Dorado, Inyo, Mono

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)