Penstemon baccharifolius

Common Name: Baccharis-leaf beardtongue

Endemic to limestone bluffs of the Edwards Plateau and Trans-Pecos

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Although Penstemon baccharifolius is native to but small range of Texas, it is sold in nurseries and is a prized perennial for xeric gardens.

scarlet red, tubular corolla; the upper lip
2-lobed, the lower lip 3-cleft.
inflorescence glandular-pubescent leaf arrangement opposite, leaf margin minutely toothed at tips, leaves sessile