Species Identification

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AttributeThe current selection is Penstemon_ramaleyi
ClassificationPenstemon Penstemon Ericopsis Caespitosi
GeneralRamaley’s Penstemon. Blooms: late June.
AntherShort, no open.
StaminodeYellow-bearded, not exserted.
LeavesTo 3 cm (>1”) long, narrowly linear, green, involute (rolled inward).
StemsReportedly herbaceous, ascending to 20 cm (8”) tall, no trailing stems.
InflorescenseCymes at leaf nodes, 1-4 flowers, bracts subtending half as long.
CorollaSmall, blue, usually from one side of each node, lower lip protrudes.
Flower Color
HabitatDry roadcuts, high elevations.
RangeCochetopa Park, sc CO.