Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1107, Penstemon virens  
 

 

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  Plantaginaceae Penstemon virens
Scanned 30 August 2015.

Coll. No. 1107, 14 May 2015, characters observed (or not!): Perennial terrestrial herb, to 30 cm.; Stem very short hairy proximally (supposedly in lines but not clearly so to me), becoming glandular-hairy in the inflorescence; Leaves, basal and cauline, glabrous, basal, petiole, 20 mm., blade, 35 mm. × 13 mm. wide, ovate, entire, cauline, petioled 8 mm. to sessile distally, 25 mm. × 7 mm. wide, margin entire to minutely toothed distally; Inflorescence, thryse, 8 to 12 flowers per node; Calyx, lobe 2 mm. + 5 lobes 2 mm. = 4 mm.; Flowers, zygomorphic, parts in 5s, not spurred; Corolla fused at base, purple, 15 mm., lobes 2 mm., limb 10 mm., outer surface glandular-pubescent; Stamens, 4, included, staminode 1, hairy at tip; Anther, purple, sacs papillate.

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