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Lilac Penstemon (Penstemon gracilis)


Penstemon Gracilis, or more commonly know as Lilac Penstemon, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Penstemon. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Penstemon Gracilis or Lilac Penstemon's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Penstemon
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IA (T) MI (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IA (slender beardtongue) MI (slender beard-tongue)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 3(UPL) 4(FACU) 5(FACU-) 7(UPL*) 8(FACU) 9(UPL)

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