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Firecracker Penstemon

Red tubular shaped flower, along one side of a tall stalk.

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Penstemon barbatus
Growing Season:Spring and Summer
Soil Type:Openings, shrublands, woodlands
Other Names:

Scarlet Bugler, Scarlet Penstemon, Scarlet Beardtongue

Habitat:Semi-desert, foothills, plains to montane