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White-flower Beardtongue - Penstemon albidus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Stems ascending to erect, 15–30 cm. Herbage puberulent. Basal leaf blades oblanceolate to obovate, entire to denticulate, 3–5 cm long. Stem leaves lanceolate, entire to denticulate, 2–7 cm long. Inflorescence with 3 to 6 verticillasters, densely glandular-pubescent. Flowers: calyx 4–7 mm long; sepals lanceolate with thin, scarious margins; corolla white, 13–20 mm long, glandular; anthers glabrous, opening across their full length. Capsule 4–9 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AB to MB south to NM and TX (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 76

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Habitat
Often sandy soil of grasslands, sagebrush steppe; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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