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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   CAS-BOT239646   (Accession number)   image_link (to be added soon)
CCH1 HistoryFirst Load Date 2009 08 01First Loaded Det. Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis
Determination  ?   Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis  CCH1 Determination History
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis 
Nativity NATIVE 
eFlora Habit perennial herb 
Collector(s) & Number  ?   Keck, David D.; Heusi, Wm. M.  291
Formatted Date
County  ?   Tuolumne 
Locality  ?   Three miles north of Aspen Valley Lodge, Tioga Road Elev. given as 7250 ft.  
Elevation (corrected)  ?   2150 meters (7053 feet) 
Habitat  ?   This rather dry meadow from a short distance appears to be a solid blue for an acre with this plant. 
Notes  ?   Plants to 3.5 dm. high, spreading some with 30 flowers stalks; inflorescences bearing 2 - 4 whorls; corollas with sky-blue lobes and blue-purple tubes, lower lip pubescent within for 2 - 3 mm. with yellowish hairs, upper lip glabrous; calyx lobes recurving both in bud and fruit; filaments purple or whitish; style purple. 
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