Botany Photo of the Day Penstemon davidsonii var. menziesii

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Menzies’ penstemon or Menzies’ beardtongue is native to British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. Despite growing in rocky, well-draining soils, plants can be spectacularly floriferous as shown in today’s photograph. Mat-forming, this woody evergreen shrub rarely exceeds 10cm (3 in.) in height. Its sibling varieties, including Penstemon davidsonii var. davidsonii, are similar in stature. These two […]

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