Taxon: Penstemon venustus Douglas ex Lindl.

Genus: Penstemon
Family: Plantaginaceae
      Tribe: Cheloneae
Nomen number: 27294
Place of publication: Edwards's Bot. Reg. 16: t. 1309. 1830
Name Verified on: 17-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-May-2007
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • shrubby penstemon  (Source: F Utah ed2) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Oregon, - Washington

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Utah


  • Davis, R. Flora of Idaho. 1952 (F Idaho)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. & A. Cronquist Flora of the Pacific Northwest: an illustrated manual. 1973 (Man Pacif NW)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • John, H. St. Flora of southeastern Washington and adjacent Idaho, ed. 3. 1963 (F SE Wash)
  • Peck, M. A manual of the higher plants of Oregon. 1941 (F Oregon)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)

Check other web resources for Penstemon venustus Douglas ex Lindl. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Penstemon venustus cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.