Penstemon clevelandii var. connatus
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 49: 357. 1923.
Distal cauline leaves sessile, base connate-perfoliate. Thyrses: peduncles and pedicels glabrous. Flowers: calyx lobes glabrous; corolla sparsely white or yellowish pilose internally abaxially; pollen-sacs navicular, sutures denticulate, teeth to 0.1 mm; staminode 7–11 mm.
Phenology: Flowering Feb–May.
Habitat: Rocky to sandy slopes, pinyon-juniper woodlands, scrub, chaparral.
Elevation: 200–1700 m.
Variety connatus is known only from southern California, especially in the Cuyamaca-Lacuna, San Jacinto, and Santa Rosa mountains.
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