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cardinal beardtongue
Penstemon cardinalis
Penstemon cardinalis
cardinal beardtongue Plantain Family
Penstemon cardinalis Plantaginaceae
common name
  cardinal beardtongue
accepted scientific name
  Penstemon cardinalis Wooton & Standl.
rules for finding collection records
  Penstemon cardinalis (76)
family name
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Tubular shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.9 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of May thru end of September

Plant Showiness (63%)
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New Mexico Flora (3)
SEINet (3)
Cal Photos (3)
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