Long-sepaled Beardtongue (Long-sepaled Penstemon)
- Synonyms: Penstemon laevigatus ssp. calycosus (Small) Benn.
- Family: plantain (Plantaginaceae)
- Habitat: meadows, open woods, disturbed areas
- Height: 2 to 4 feet
- Flower size: 3/4 to 1-1/2 inch long
- Flower color: pale purple outside, paler purple to white inside
- Flowering time: late May to July
- Origin: native
Photographed in Chester County, Pennsylvania in early June.
The name "beardtongue" comes from a sterile stamen that is bearded with short hairs (brown in this case).