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Plant guide: Hotrock penstemon: Penstemon deustus Douglas ex LindlAuthor(s): Loren St. John; Dan Ogle; Nancy Shaw
Source: Aberdeen, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, NRCS, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 3 p.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionHotrock penstemon is chiefly used as a forb component for wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration efforts. Its showy flowers attract numerous pollinators and other insects which provide a food source for birds and other vertebrates. This species is also commonly used in xeriscaping and other low-water-use landscaping. It is suited for roadside and other beautification plantings.
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CitationSt. John, Loren; Ogle, Dan; Shaw, Nancy. 2009. Plant guide: Hotrock penstemon: Penstemon deustus Douglas ex Lindl. Aberdeen, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, NRCS, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 3 p.
Keywordshotrock penstemon, Penstemon deustus, scabland penstemon
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