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Penstemon subulatus

Arizona scarlet-bugler

Penstemon subulatus

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: red
Flowering period2: Feb. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Plantaginaceae (plantain family)
Status: rare
Locations where collected or observed:
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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