Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Rocky Mountain Beardtongue.
Plantain (Plantaginaceae) family.
Penstemon strictus is an upper elevation perennial with blue to purple flowers with hints of pink. The anther sacs bear long soft white hairs. All the flowers appear to one side of the stem, a condition termed "secund." Penstemon stricuts is found in rocky or sandy roadsides.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Location: At base of water tank
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