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Sonoran Desert Plants
Penstemon pseudospectabilis var. pseudospectabilis (Mojave Beard-Tongue)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: rocky slopes,washes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: opposite simple
Flower Color: magenta or pink
Flowering Period: Feb. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Plantaginaceae (plantain family)
Abundance: present but not common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 17. Eudicots: Nyctaginaceae to Plumbaginaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-34: 1-77. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 63 (8.7 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page (opens in a new tab).






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