Penstemon eatonii var. eatonii

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 149. Mentioned on page 147.

Stems glabrous, rarely obscurely retrorsely hairy at proximal nodes. Leaves glabrous. Flowers: stamens included or reaching orifice, longer pair rarely exserted. 2n = 16.

Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jul.
Habitat: Sagebrush shrublands, pinyon-juniper woodlands, pine forests.
Elevation: 1200–2900 m.


Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Nev., N.Mex., Utah, Wyo.


Some specimens of var. eatonii from the Schell Creek Mountains in White Pine County, Nevada, have the longer pairs of stamens prominently exserted and stems obscurely puberulent. Records from Lake County, Colorado, Oneida County, Idaho, and Carbon County, Wyoming, probably are based on plants that were seeded along highways or pipelines.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Craig C. Freeman +
A. Gray +
Elmigera +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Utah +  and Wyo. +
1200–2900 m. +
Sagebrush shrublands, pinyon-juniper woodlands, pine forests. +
Flowering Mar–Jul. +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Penstemon eatonii var. eatonii +
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variety +