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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Penstemon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Penstemon incertus Brandegee
Habit: Shrub 20--100 cm, rounded; young stems glabrous, glaucous. Leaf: thick; largest leaves at mid stem, 40--70 mm, linear to narrowly lanceolate, generally rolled inward, entire. Inflorescence: glandular. Flower: calyx 4.5--7.3 mm, lobes ovate, glabrous to glandular; corolla 23--32 mm, throat 8--12 mm wide when pressed, violet to purple (limb +- blue), unlined, glandular outside, glabrous inside except small hair patch on floor; anther sacs 1.8--2.4 mm, dehiscing full length, valves barely spreading; staminode included, densely hairy.
Ecology: Generally sandy soil along washes, canyon slopes, in sagebrush scrub, Joshua-tree and pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 900--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNH, Teh, SnBr, PR, DMoj. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & Noel H. Holmgren
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Previous taxon: Penstemon humilis var. humilis
Next taxon: Penstemon janishiae
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & Noel H. Holmgren 2017. Penstemon incertus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36979, accessed on February 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 19, 2017.