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Pale Beardtongue

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Pale Beardtongue

Penstemon pallidus

Pale Beardtongue (Penstemon pallidus), a State Special Concern plant, is found in dry, often calcareous prairies, as well as hillside oak or jack pine woodlands. It is naturalized on roadsides and in pine plantations. Blooming occurs late May through late June; fruiting occurs late July through late August. The optimal identification period for this species is late May through late June.  

Growing Conditions

Height 12 to 36 inches
Light Requirements part shade
Bloom time May to June
Zone 4 to 8

Additional Info

attracts bees


All info from Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center