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Slender Beardtongue - Penstemon gracilis

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems erect, 15–50 cm. Herbage glabrous to puberulent on the stem. Basal leaf blades oblanceolate, remotely denticulate, 2–6 cm long. Stem leaves narrowly lanceolate, 2–8 cm long, clasping, denticulate. Inflorescence of 3 to 5 verticillasters, glandular-pubescent. Flowers: calyx 5–6 mm long; sepals lanceolate, barely scarious; corolla blue to pale violet, 14–20 mm long, glandular; anthers glabrous, opening across their full length. Capsule 4–8 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to ON south to NM, CO and NE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 14

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