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Penstemon davidsonii

Penstemon davidsonii Greene

 

Davidson’s Penstemon

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyPlantaginaceaePlantains
GenusPenstemon“Beard-tongues,” a reference to flower shape
SpeciesdavidsoniiNamed for geographer and astronomer Dr. George Davidson (1825–1911)

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Penstemon davidsonii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 9 Jan 2012.

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Penstemon davidsonii (Davidson’s Penstemon)

6/3/2009 · Zion National Park, UT
≈ 13 × 11" (33 × 28 cm) ID is uncertain

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