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Penstemon digitalis

Penstemon digitalis Nutt. ex Sims

Penstemon laevigatus Aiton ssp. digitalis (Nutt. ex Sims) Benn.

Penstemon laevigatus Aiton var. angulatus Benn.

Foxglove Beardtongue

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyPlantaginaceaePlantains
GenusPenstemon“Beard-tongues,” a reference to flower shape
SpeciesdigitalisFrom the Latin for finger, because of the corolla shape

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Penstemon digitalis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Nov 2013.

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Penstemon digitalis (Foxglove Beardtongue)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 19 cm) ID is uncertain

Penstemon digitalis (Foxglove Beardtongue)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm) ID is uncertain

Penstemon digitalis (Foxglove Beardtongue)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 9 × 14" (23 × 35 cm) ID is uncertain

Penstemon digitalis (Foxglove Beardtongue)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 9 × 8" (21 × 21 cm) ID is uncertain

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