Species Identification

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AttributeThe current selection is Penstemon_rotundifolius
ClassificationPenstemon Penstemon Peltanthera Havardiani
GeneralGray Round-Leaved Penstemon. Blooms: July through September.
AntherSometimes not exserted.
StaminodeNot bearded.
LeavesDistinct (not joined); lower leaves to 10 cm (4) long & to 1/3 as wide; upper leaves to 6 cm (2 ) long & 2/3 as wide; ovate, round or almost triangular; lower leaves narrow abruptly to long petioles (stems); bracts reduce quickly, glabrous and glaucous, prominent veining.
StemsSubshrub to 3 dm (12) tall with stems sprawling, herbage pale blue-green.
InflorescenseShort, 3-4 nodes, stem below, cyme 2-4 cm long, 1-2 flowered.
Corolla20-35 mm (3/4-1 3/8) long, orange outside, yellow within & on edge of upper lobes that are very small (1/5-1/6 length of corolla), expanded gradually, slightly, constricted at lip, tubular.
Flower Color
Calyx4-8 mm (to 3/8) long.
HabitatRocky cliffs.
RangeSierra Madre in Chihuahua, MX.