Overview

Distribution

National Distribution

Canada

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

United States

Origin: Unknown/Undetermined

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Unknown/Undetermined

Confidence: Confident

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Global Range: BC to Soutwest Alberta, ID and MT.

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Physical Description

Type Information

Isotype for Penstemon albertinus Greene
Catalog Number: US 289263
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): J. Macoun
Year Collected: 1895
Locality: Sheep Mountain; Waterton Lake., Alberta, Canada, North America
  • Isotype: Greene, E. L. 1906. Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 1: 167.
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Ecology

Habitat

Comments: Dry open rocky places from the foothills to fairly high elevations (Scoggan, 1978). Dry open forests or forest margins as well as disturbed soils in the valley and montane zones (Lackschewitz, 1991).

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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

Canada

Rounded National Status Rank: N3 - Vulnerable

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure

Reasons: Widespread and is "common" in MT.

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