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Plant guide: Sharpleaf penstemon: Penstemon acuminatus Douglas ex Lindl


St. John, Loren; Ogle, Dan; Shaw, Nancy L. 2009. Plant guide: Sharpleaf penstemon: Penstemon acuminatus Douglas ex Lindl. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 3 p.

Sharpleaf penstemon is primarily used as a forb component for wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration efforts. Its showy flowers attract numerous pollinators and other insects that provide a food source for birds and other vertebrates. This species is used in xeriscaping and other low-wateruse landscaping. It is suited for roadside and other beautification plantings.

Keywords: sharpleaf penstemon, Penstemon acuminatus Douglas, sand penstemon, sand-dune penstemon


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Plant guide: Sharpleaf penstemon: Penstemon acuminatus Douglas ex Lindl
Electronic Publish Date: April 13, 2009
Last Update:
June 18, 2010

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