Hairy Beardtongue

Hairy Beardtongue

Latin Name: Penstemon hirsutus

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic / Wet-Mesic / Wet

Soil: Loam

Size: 1-3 feet

Color: Purple-violet

Bloom Time: May / June / July

Description: This plant is typically found on sandy, barren ground, including prairies and old fields. The flowers are purple-violet and similar to snapdragons but are closed. The flower stalk is upright with multiple blossoms.