Data about <i>Penstemon pallidus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Penstemon pallidus</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail Lower 48 United States of America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Introduced range includes
Additional detail Canada USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Mesoamerica - Mexico - Veracruz Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Arkansas Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Georgia Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Illinois Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Iowa Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Kansas Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Kentucky Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Maine Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Michigan Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Minnesota Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Missouri Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - New York Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - North Carolina Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Tennessee Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Vermont Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Virginia Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Penstemon pallidus</i>
  • Plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PlantHabit
Plant growth habit
Additional detail forb/herb
  • Forb/herb
    Vascular plant without significant woody tissue above or at the ground. Forbs and herbs may be annual, biennial, or perennial but always lack significant thickening by secondary woody growth and have perennating buds borne at or below the ground surface. In the PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov/), graminoids are excluded but ferns, horsetails, lycopods, and whisk-ferns are included.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/forbHerb
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Plant height average
Additional detail 45.72 cm mature Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Ecology

Data about <i>Penstemon pallidus</i>
Habitat
Additional detail clearing Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail non-marine IRMNG  
Additional detail prairie
  • Prairie
    An area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. Dominated by tall grasses (contrast steppe).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000260
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Habitat
Additional detail clearing Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cliff Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail limestone
  • Limestone
    A sedimentary rock composed largely of the mineral calcite.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002053
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plateau
  • Plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail polynya
  • Polynya
    Any enclosed water area in pack ice other than a lead, not large enough to be called open water. When frozen over, a polyna becomes an ice skylight from the point of view of the submariner.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000484
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail prairie
  • Prairie
    An area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. Dominated by tall grasses (contrast steppe).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000260
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sandstone
  • Sandstone
    A sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-size mineral or rock grains.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002055
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail savanna
  • Savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail savanna biome
  • Savanna biome
    A savanna biome is a woodland biome which has seasonal water availability and includes, across its entire spatial extent, trees spaced sufficiently far apart to allow an unbroken layer of grass, sedge (Cyperaceae) or rush (Juncaceae) communities to live.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000178
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
  • Wetland Indicator Status (NWPL)
    Five indicator statuses, or ratings, are used in the United States National Wetland Plant List to designate a plant species’ preference for occurrence in a wetland or upland: Upland (UPL), Facultative Upland (FACU), Facultative (FAC), Facultative Wetland (FACW), and Obligate Wetland (OBL). The statuses represent the estimated probability of a species occurring in wetlands versus nonwetlands in a region.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/WetlandIndicatorStatus
Wetland Indicator Status (NWPL)
Additional detail Facultative Upland
  • Facultative Upland
    Nonhydrophyte. Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nwpl_facu
National Wetland Plant List  
Additional detail Facultative Upland
  • Facultative Upland
    Nonhydrophyte. Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nwpl_facu
National Wetland Plant List  
Additional detail Facultative Upland
  • Facultative Upland
    Nonhydrophyte. Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nwpl_facu
National Wetland Plant List  
Additional detail Upland National Wetland Plant List  
Additional detail Upland National Wetland Plant List  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail A Leaf-cutter Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Leaf-cutter Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Mason Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Mason Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Mason Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Augochlorella striata GloBI  
Additional detail Beardtongue GloBI  
Additional detail Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Black and Gold Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Bumble Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Carpenter Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Ceratinini GloBI  
Additional detail Chalcedony Midget GloBI  
Additional detail European Honey Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Hairy Beardtongue GloBI  
Additional detail Leafcutting Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Long-horned Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Mason Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Osmiini GloBI  
Additional detail Purple-lined Sallow GloBI  
Additional detail Small Carpenter Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Sweat Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Sweat Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Synhalonia GloBI  
Additional detail Two-spotted Bumble Bee GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail A Leaf-cutter Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Leaf-cutter Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Mason Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Mason Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Mason Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Black and Gold Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail European Honey Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Pale Beardtongue GloBI  
Additional detail Pale Beardtongue GloBI  
Additional detail Small Carpenter Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Two-spotted Bumble Bee GloBI  
Soil requirements
Additional detail needs dry soils Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Shade tolerance
Additional detail needs sun to partial shade Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Penstemon pallidus</i>
Life cycle habit
Additional detail perennial
  • Perennial
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span extends over more than two growing seasons, c.f. annual, biennial, ephemeral, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/perennial
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail perennial
  • Perennial
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span extends over more than two growing seasons, c.f. annual, biennial, ephemeral, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/perennial
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Bloom period begin
Additional detail late April
  • Late April
    Near the end of the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/lateApril
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Bloom period end
Additional detail May
  • May
    The fifth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
    http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C106184
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Conservation

Data about <i>Penstemon pallidus</i>
Extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Penstemon pallidus</i>
Plant propagation method
Additional detail cold moist stratification
  • Cold moist stratification
    Cold moist stratification in a refrigerator in a plastic freezer bag.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/propagationColdMoistStrat
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail dry seed storage Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail sow early in greenhouse
  • Sow early in greenhouse
    The plant develops slowly in greenhouse production. Sow early in the season.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/propagationEarlyGreenhouse
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Seed/spore extraction
Additional detail air-dry seed pods
  • Air-dry seed pods
    Air-dry seed pods (may require collecting early and caging to catch fluffy seed or exploding seed pods)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/seedExtractAirDry
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail crack dry capsules
  • Crack dry capsules
    Crack dry capsules under foot or with rolling pin.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/seedExtractCrack
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

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