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Yellow Beardtongue - Penstemon confertus


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Stems erect, 10–50 cm. Herbage glabrate. Basal leaf blades lanceolate to oblanceolate, entire, 2–10 cm long. Stem leaves narrowly lanceolate to ovate, 1–8 cm long. Inflorescence of 2 to 8 dense verticillasters, glabrous, well-separated below; bracts scarious, erose, acuminate. Flowers: calyx 2–5 mm long; sepals obovate, erose- and scarious-margined with an acuminate tip; corolla ochroleucous to whitish, 8–11 mm long; anthers glabrous, opening across their full length. Capsule 3–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC, AB, OR, ID and MT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 47

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Habitat
Usually stony soil of grasslands, woodlands, open forest; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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