Saturday, May 30, 2009

Wilcox's Penstemon

Wilcox's Penstemon (Penstemon wilcoxii) of the Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae) is a plant of the American Northwest, found in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The Lewis & Clark expedition collected Wilcox's Penstemon on May 20, 1806, near Camp Chopunnish, Idaho. The photography shows flowers from plants in the Lewis & Clark Native Plant Garden in Boise, Idaho.

More on Wilcox's Penstemon
USDA plant profile: Penstemon wilcoxii Rydb. (Symbol: PEWI)
Canadian Rockies/Penstemon wilcoxii

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