(Penstemon stephensii )
Photo Copyright 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Description: Perennial. Shrub 1-5 feet (30-150cm) tall, with-out hairs. Leaves triangular to ovate with margins finely and sharply toothed. Upper pairs fused at base around the stem, 1-2 inches (25-50mm) long. Iflorescence an egg shaped panicle and slightly glandular. Calyx 1/8 inch (3-4.5mm) long. Corolla rose to magenta, tubular, 5/8 - 7/8 inches (17-22mm) long, 1/8 inch (4-5mm) wide.
Habitat: Rocky slopes, sagebrush scrub, pinyon-juniper woodland. Elevation 5000-6000 feet.
Flowering Period: Blooms April - June.
Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B