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Plant guide: Hotrock penstemon: Penstemon deustus Douglas ex Lindl


St. 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.

Hotrock 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.

Keywords: hotrock penstemon, Penstemon deustus, scabland penstemon


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Plant guide: Hotrock penstemon: Penstemon deustus Douglas ex Lindl
Electronic Publish Date: September 25, 2009
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September 25, 2009

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