Penstemon digitalis Nutt.
Common Name: FOXGLOVE BEARD-TONGUE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 2
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Penstemon digitalis B. S. Walters

Fields, meadows, and prairie remnants; openings in dry savannas (oak, aspen); along roadsides and railroad beds. Perhaps only adventive northward.

The corolla is white or creamy, usually ± lined or tinged with light pink-violet. The inflorescence is usually ± densely glandular-pubescent.

Both this species and P. calycosus are sometimes merged into the more southeastern P. laevigatus Aiton.

Locations

Alpena County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Charlevoix County
Cheboygan County
Delta County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Gladwin County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Iosco County
Iron County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Macomb County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Monroe County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Saginaw County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1957.