Eastern Gray Beardtongue (Penstemon canescens)


Penstemon Canescens, or more commonly know as Eastern Gray Beardtongue, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Penstemon. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Penstemon Canescens or Eastern Gray Beardtongue's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Penstemon
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (T) OH (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (gray beardtongue) OH (gray beard-tongue)

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