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Penstemon nanus

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Authors: Keck  

Botanical Description

Stems 3-7cm tall. Leaves densely cinereous-puberulent, leaves lanceolate to ovate, 1.5-3.5cm long. Flowers 1-1.5cm long, blue-violet. Dry limestone-gravelly alluvial soils with scattered pinyon pine and juniper at 1800-2000m, endemic to the edges of Pine Valley and foothills of Confusion Range and Wah Wah Mts., Utah. Likely to prove a challenge in cultivation.