Penstemon canescens
(Gray Beardtongue)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Gray Beardtongue, Appalachian Beardtongue, Eastern Gray Beardtongue
    Synonyms: Penstemon brittoniorum
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - June
    Status: Native

Penstemon canescens, or Gray Beardtongue, is native only to the inner part of the Eastern US. It is a perennial that grows in dry wooded slopes and bluffs; it has whitish pink flowers in late spring.

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