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Penstemon wilcoxii (Wilcox's penstemon)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Penstemon wilcoxii

Penstemon wilcoxii Rydb.

Wilcox's Penstemon, Wilcox's Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Penstemon ovatus var. pinetorum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: ID , MT , OR , WA

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 65 - Montana Field Guides - Plants (2020) State of Montana
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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