Penstemon digitalis


Common Names: Foxglove beard-tongue, foxglove beardtongue, talus slope penstemon
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Plantain family


A herbaceous plant with opposite, simple leaves, on slender, purple stems. It is called beardtongue, as the stamen has small tufts of hair. It produces tubular white flowers on 2 to 3 foot stems. The flowers are white and are borne in summer.

The plant grows in any moist soil in full sun.

Primary Flower Color: White
Secondary Flower Color: White
 
Edible Notes: Edibility is unknown, but probably toxic like other digitalis plants.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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