Penstemon murrayanus

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Penstemon murrayanus
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Apparently Secure (NatureServe)[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Penstemon
P. murrayanus
Binomial name
Penstemon murrayanus

Penstemon murrayanus is a species of flowering plant in the plantain family known by the common name scarlet beardtongue. It is endemic to Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas in the United States.[2] The specific name murrayanuss honors Johann Andreas Murray, a Swedish botanist, and the common name "scarlet beardtongue" references the plant's scarlet flowers.[3]


  1. ^ "Penstemon murrayanus". NatureServe Explorer. NatureServe. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  2. ^ USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Penstemon murrayanus". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  3. ^ Amanda Neill, ed. (2005). A Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (illustrated ed.). TCU Press. p. 116. ISBN 9780875653099.