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Mat-root Beardtongue - Penstemon radicosus

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Stems ascending to erect, 20–40 cm, woody at the base. Herbage puberulent. Leaves all cauline, narrowly lanceolate, entire, 2–6 cm long, sessile. Inflorescence of 2 to 5 glandular-pubescent, open verticillasters. Flowers: calyx 4–7 mm long; sepals lanceolate, acuminate, scarious-margined; corolla blue, 16–21 mm long, glandular; anthers glabrous, opening across their full length, spreading, V-shaped. Capsule 5–8 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
ID, MT south to NV, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 13

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Mat-root Beardtongue — Penstemon radicosus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from