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Common names: beardtongue.
Perennial herb, Figwort Family.
Blooms very early spring into early summer in Arizona and northern Sonora.
2-4 feet (60-120 cm) high in clumps of long, erect stems. Single leaves with smooth edges.
Grows in sandy desert washes. Since penstemon is a perennial, it usually flowers even in a dry year. Other species have bright red or purple flowers.
Browse pink to red-orange: Arizona barrel cactus | Arizona fishhook cactus | Chuparosa | Fairy duster | Globe mallow | Mariposa lily | Parry penstemon
Browse color tocs: white to cream | yellow to yellow-orange | pink to red-orange | blue to purple | green, etc.
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