OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Penstemon calycosus   FAMILY Plantaginaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Penstemon calycosus   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Longsepal Beardtongue


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image of Penstemon calycosus, Longsepal Beardtongue

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_peca7_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Penstemon calycosus   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Penstemon calycosus   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

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2803

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: limestone ledges, other woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Purplish/ Bright violet usually paler inside
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals
2-lipped 5-lobed tubular corolla
4 fertile stamens & 1 bearded staminode
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Capsule

 

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