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(Penstemon australis)
photo: Joyce Stefancic

Figwort family.

Blooms in March, April and May.

A perennial herb that grows to 2 feet. Has slender, hairy stems bearing pairs of lance-shaped leaves. Tubular flowers that are deep-rose on the outside and white on the inside occur in short-stalked pairs at the top of the plant.

Penstemon is found in sandhills, flatwoods and/or secondary woods in most of
the Panhandle of Florida, North Florida and parts of Central Florida.