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Penstemon tenuiflorus (Eastern whiteflower penstemon)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Penstemon tenuiflorus

Penstemon tenuiflorus Pennell

Eastern Whiteflower Penstemon, Eastern Whiteflower Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: PETE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink


USA: AL , KY , MS , TN

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:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-07-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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