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Penstemon guadalupensis

Penstemon guadalupensis A. Heller

Guadalupe Penstemon, Guadalupe Beardtongue, White Penstemon, White Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Penstemon guadalupensis var. ernstii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.
Flower: Flowers 2 inches

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: White, sometimes tinged pink or lavender, with reddish violet nectar guides.



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.


Bibref 765 - McMillen's Texas Gardening: Wildflowers (1998) Howard, D.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Penstemon guadalupensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Penstemon guadalupensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Penstemon guadalupensis


Record Modified: 2023-02-22
Research By: TWC Staff

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