Data about <i>Penstemon brevisepalus</i>

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Distribution

 
native range includes
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Lower 48 United States of America
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
introduced range includes
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Canada
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
geographic distribution
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Veracruz
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Arkansas
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Georgia
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Illinois
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Iowa
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Kansas
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Kentucky
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Maine
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Michigan
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Minnesota
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Missouri
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - New York
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - North Carolina
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Tennessee
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Vermont
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Virginia
Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

 
plant height average
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1.5 ft mature
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
growth habit
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forb/herb
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Ecology

 
habitat
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clearing
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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cliff
Environments - EOL project  
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cliff
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grassland
Environments - EOL project  
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limestone
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plateau
Environments - EOL project  
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prairie
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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prairie
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sandstone
Environments - EOL project  
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savanna
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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non-marine
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
wetland indicator status (NWPL)
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facultative upland
National Wetland Plant List  
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facultative upland
National Wetland Plant List  
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facultative upland
National Wetland Plant List  
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upland
National Wetland Plant List  
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upland
National Wetland Plant List  
 
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soil requirements
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needs dry soils
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
shade tolerance
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needs sun to partial shade
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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perennial
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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perennial
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
bloom period begin
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late April
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
bloom period end
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May
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
plant propagation method
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cold moist stratification
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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dry seed storage
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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sow early in greenhouse
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
seed/spore extraction
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air-dry seed pods
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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crack dry capsules
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Database and Repository Coverage

 
type specimen repository
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National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
National Museum of Natural History Collections  
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National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
National Museum of Natural History Collections  

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