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Low Beardtongue - Penstemon humilis

Species of Concern

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S1S3
* (see State Rank Reason below)

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Known in Montana from 1 collection from Beaverhead County
 
General Description
Stems 5–25 cm. Herbage densely puberulent. Basal leaf blades oblanceolate, entire, 1–5 cm long. Stem leaves narrowly oblanceolate, entire, 1–5 cm long. Inflorescence of 2 to 7 glandular verticillasters. Flowers: calyx 3–5 mm long; sepals lanceolate to ovate, acuminate, thinly scarious-margined; corolla blue, 10–16 mm long, glandular; anthers glabrous, opening across their full length. Capsule 3–6 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Sagebrush steppe; montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 31

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Habitat
WA to MT south to CA, NV, UT, CO. One collection from Beaverhead County; reported for Madison County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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