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Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Scrophulariaceae
Family Common Name: Figwort family
Scientific Name: Penstemon hirsutus (L.) Willd.
Common Synonym: Penstemon hirsutus (L.) Willd. minimus
Common Name: Hairy beardtongue
Species Code: PENHIR
General Distribution: P. hirsutus is found in non forested areas within temperate deciduous forests of North America.
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Collection: Seeds exhibit physiological dormancy.
Propagule Processing: Seeds are cold stratified and germinate at 20/10 C.
References: Schroeder, E. M. and Barton, L. V. (1939). Germination and growth of some rock garden plants. Contrib. Boyce Thompson Inst. 10, 235-255.
In:Baskin, C. and Baskin, J. Table 10.20 Chapter 10 In: Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination. Academic Press, 1998. 666 pages.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2002. Propagation protocol for production of container Penstemon hirsutus (L.) Willd. plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 31 August 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.