Tag Archives: Beardtongue

#NPOD: Gray Beardtongue #Nativeplants

Gray Beardtongue – Native Plant of the Day 05/07/2017
Photo from 05/04/2009. Location: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the Penstemon canescens detail page.

Eastern Gray Beardtongue - Penstemon canescens

Eastern Gray Beardtongue – Penstemon canescens

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Foxglove Beardtongue – Penstemon digitalis – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Foxglove Beardtongue, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (02/13/2016.) Scientific name is Penstemon digitalis.  Photo below was taken in the Walker County, GA on May 21, 2015. Go to the Foxglove Beardtongue detail page for more information.

Foxglove Beardtongue, Tall White Beardtongue, Mississippi Penstemon, Smooth White Beardtongue, Talus slope Beardtongue - Penstemon digitalis

Foxglove Beardtongue – Penstemon digitalis

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Genus Penstemon Moved from Scrophulariaceae to Plantaginaceae

I may be a decade or two behind the times, but the Penstemon species found on USWildflowers.com have been moved from Scrophulariaceae – the Figwort family  – to Plantaginaceae – the Plantain family. The change in classification was based on genetic research done in the 1990’s, and published around the turn of the century. Wide acceptance of this classification change occurred over the next decade, but many publications have continued to list the genus in Scrophulariaceae. That oversight has now been corrected on USWildflowers.com.

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#NPOD: Payette Beardtongue #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 06/17/2014

Photo from June 15, 2010. Location: Boise National Forest, Ada County, ID.

Payette Beardtongue – for more photos / info go to the  Penstemon payettensis detail page.

Payette Beardtongue, Payette Penstemon - Penstemon payettensis

Payette Beardtongue, Payette Penstemon – Penstemon payettensis

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Hot-rock Penstemon – Penstemon deustus – Added to USWildflowers Database

Hot-rock Penstemon, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/26/2010.)  Scientific name is Penstemon deustus.  This plant also is known by the common names Scabland penstemon, Hot-rock Beardtongue.  Photo below was taken Boise National Forest near Horseshoe Bend, Idaho on 06/17/2010.

Hot-rock Penstemon - Penstemon deustus

Hot-rock Penstemon - Penstemon deustus

Payette Beardtongue – Penstemon payettensis – Added to USWildflowers Database

 

Payette Beardtongue, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/16/2010.)  Scientific name is Penstemon payettensis.  This plant also also goes by the common name Payette Penstemon.  Photo below was taken Boise National Forest near Horseshoe Bend, Idaho on 06/15/2010.

Payette Beardtongue - Penstemon payettensis

Payette Beardtongue - Penstemon payettensis