Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1121, Penstemon virens  


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  Plantaginaceae Penstemon virens
Scanned 24 September 2015.

Coll. No. 1121, 28 May 2015, characters observed: Perennial herb, of eastern slope, ascending 16 cm. from horizontal rooting stem; Stem, short hairy becoming gland-tipped hairs distally; Leaves, “basal” and cauline, “basal,” crowded around sprouts from horizontal stems, petiole 30 mm. + blade 30 mm. × 7 mm. wide, oblanceolate, entire, tip mucronate, cauline, opposite, sessile, 30 mm. × 8 mm. wide, lanceolate, slightly toothed; Inflorescence, thyrse, arising from axils, leaves reduced; Pedicels, 3 mm., with gland-tipped hairs; Calyx, 4 mm., lobe tips acute; Corolla, 13 mm., blue-violet (not pale); Stamens, inserted; Staminode, not enlarged at tip, hairy in terminal 2 mm.; Anther sacs, papillate, not hairy;

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