Hairy Beardtongue Penstemon hirsutus (Linnaeus) Willdenow    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Lamiales   >   Family Plantaginaceae   >   Genus Penstemon   

Description:

Note whether the throat is open or closed. In Hairy Beardtongue, the lower lip is raised up and blocks the opening of the throat. (A bee would need to pry its way in). In Eastern Gray Beardtongue, the lower lip is down and the throat is open. (A bee could fly right in.) (J. Stasz, pers. comm.).

There are 38 records in the project database.

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Hairy Beardtongue in Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Hairy Beardtongue blooming in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/26/2012). Photo by Fritz Flohr Reynolds. (MBP list)

Hairy Beardtongue in Washington Co., Maryland (5/16/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Hairy Beardtongue blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/31/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Hairy Beardtongue in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/13/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Hairy Beardtongue blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (5/25/2018). Photo by Rick Borchelt. (MBP list)

Hairy Beardtongue blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (5/25/2015). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Hairy Beardtongue in Carroll Co., Maryland (5/31/2016). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Hairy Beardtongue in Howard Co., Maryland (5/15/2015). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Hairy Beardtongue in Washington Co., Maryland (5/28/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)


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