Pentstemon hirsutus. Figwort Family. May - July.

A plant 1 - 3 feet high, found in dry, rocky ground. Maine to Georgia, westward to Wisconsin and Missouri.


Dull magenta or white, tubular, upper lip 2-lobed, lower lip 3-lobed, throat nearly closed by a hairy palate on the lower lip; flowers borne in loose spike.


Oblong to lance-shaped, slightly toothed, upper leaves stemless, lower leaves stemmed.