(Penstemon albomarginatus )
Photo Copyright 2004 James M. Andre
Description: Perennial 15-35cm high with entire, oblanceolate leaves 15-50mm long. Leaf margins are white in color. Flower calyx is 3-5mm with white-margined, ovate-elliptic lobes. Pink to purple corolla is 13-17mm long.
Distribution: Known from southern Nevada, western Arizona, and the Mojave Desert. Known California populations are located near Lavic, CA and also east of Amboy. Also known from a population near Yucca, AZ, one near Jean, NV, and one on the Nevada Test Site.
Habitat: Deep, stable sand in outwash canyons and washes, associated with Mojave Desert Scrub, between 700 and 900m.
Flowering Period: Mar-May
Similar Plants: None
Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B