ⓘ Penstemon utahensis

                                     

ⓘ Penstemon utahensis

Penstemon utahensis is a species of penstemon known by the common names Utah beardtongue and Utah penstemon. It is native to the southwestern United States, where it grows in scrub, woodland, and canyons. It is a perennial herb growing erect to a maximum height near half a meter. The thick leaves are located around the base of the plant and in opposite pairs along the stem. The upper leaves are lance-shaped and often folded lengthwise, measuring up to 5.5 centimeters long. The showy inflorescence bears many bright red-pink flowers up to 2.5 centimeters in length. They are cylindrical, tubular, or funnel-shaped with wide, lobed mouths, and mostly hairless to slightly hairy and glandular.

                                     
  • beardtongue Penstemon uintahensis Pennell Uinta Mountain beardtongue Penstemon unilateralis Rydb. oneside penstemon Penstemon utahensis Eastw. Utah
  • Prairieclover Erigeron utahensis Erigeron stenophyllus tetrapleuris Utah Fleabane Fendlerella utahensis Whipplea utahensis Utah Fendlerbush, Yerba
  • Plantaginaceae Penstemon thompsoniae Thompson s beardtongue Plantaginaceae Penstemon utahensis Utah firecracker, Utah penstemon Plantaginaceae
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