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Antelope Valley Beardtongue
Penstemon janishiae
  
About Antelope Valley Beardtongue (Penstemon janishiae) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Penstemon janishiae is a species of penstemon known by the common names Antelope Valley beardtongue and Janish's beardtongue. It is native to the northwestern United States in sections of Idaho, Oregon, Nevada and northestern California, where it is a member of the flora in sagebrush, woodland, and pine forests. It is a perennial herb with several hairy upright stems reaching up to about 25 centimeters tall. The leaves are up to 6 centimeters long, many located around the base of the plant and several pairs along each stem. The flower cluster produces several wide-mouthed tubular flowers 2 to 3 centimeters long. Each hairy, hairy flower is pale purple to pinkish or bluish in color with a dark-lined, pouchlike throat. The mouth of the flower is hairy and the protruding staminode is coated in bright orange or yellow hairs.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Size
Size
3.1 - 9.8 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Purple

Wildlife Supported
 


 

Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil Drainage
Soil Drainage
Slow

Common uses
Common uses
Hummingbird Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Igneous clay soils

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 12.4" - 30.9", Summer Precipitation: 1.02" - 1.36", Coldest Month: 31.2" - 34.3", Hottest Month: 55.1" - 62.2", Humidity: 1.35" - 17.22", Elevation: 4414" - 7703"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Janish's Beardtongue


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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