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Eaton's Firecracker

Penstemon eatonii


Penstemon eatonii is a species in the Plantaginaceae (Plantain) family known by the common name Eaton's Firecracker. It is native to the western United States from California to the Rocky Mountains, where it grows in many types of desert, woodland, forest, and open plateau habitat. In California it is found primarily in high desert areas. It is a perennial herb producing several sprawling to erect stems reaching one meter in maximum height. The leaves, found mostly in the basal rosette, are lance-shaped to oval, untoothed, and up to 9 centimeters in length. The flower cluster produces showy tubular flowers in shades of bright red, sometimes exceeding 3 centimeters in length. The flower is narrow and cylindrical, not spreading much at the mouth.

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