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Plant Details

Penstemon canescens

Beardtongue

Scientific Name:

Penstemon canescens

Common Name:

Beardtongue

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Plant

The original plant was rescued several years previously from a bank being "weed-eater"ed. Notice the crinkled leaves. The foliage is much more lush in this garden setting.

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Black Mountain
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Buds

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Black Mountain
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Buds and Blooms

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Black Mountain
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Closeup of Blooms

See the fuzzy beard-tongue?

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Closeup of Bearded-tongue

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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