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Picture of White beardtongue Picture of White beardtongue
White beardtongue
Penstemon albidus Nutt.


Plant Description:

  • Sturdy, upright plants with hairy stems, growing up to 30 cm tall
  • Occurs on dry prairies and slopes
  • Lower leaves are stalked; upper leaves are stalked and sword-shaped
  • Stems end in a spiked inflorescence of white, sticky and hairy flowers
  • Found at Stop 1 - on the Interpertive Nature Trail


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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