ⓘ Penstemon calycosus

                                     

ⓘ Penstemon calycosus

Penstemon calycosus, commonly called longsepal beardtongue, is an species of plant in the plantain family. It is native to eastern North America, where it native to the Upper South and Midwestern United States. It expanded its range into the northeast United States in the early 20th century. Its natural habitat is in open woodlands, prairies, and bluffs, often over limestone.

Pagoda calycosus is a herbaceous perennial, growing to 3 feet in height. Its flowers are lavender purple and tubular. Blooms in late spring and early summer, from may to July depending on latitude.

Pagoda calycosus similar to the more common Pagoda digitalis. P. calycosus can be distinguished from p. Foxglove her purple flowers and longer sepals fade.