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Penstemon pinifolius (Pine-needle penstemon)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Penstemon pinifolius

Penstemon pinifolius Greene

Pine-needle Penstemon, Pine-needle Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: PEPI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red



Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Tohono Chul Park, Inc. - Tucson, AZ

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-01-28
Research By: TWC Staff

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