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Hairy Beardtongue (Penstemon hirsutus)

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Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: June to July
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Fused petals, parts
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Date:  6/11/2005
Notes: Wooly stem, one hairy central stamen.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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