Penstemon hirsutus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPlantaginaceae
Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
GenusPenstemon
Species:Penstemon hirsutus (L.) Willd.
Common NameHairy Beardtongue
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: SM; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (KY), Boone (KY), Clark (KY), Elliott (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Hardin (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Laurel (KY), Lawrence (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Meade (KY), Mercer (KY), Owen (KY), Robertson (KY), Trimble (KY), Woodford (KY), Clay (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hickman (TN), Jackson (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Pickett (TN), Putnam (TN), Smith (TN), Trousdale (TN), Washington (TN), Wayne (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1942 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100668209 Jessamine Kentucky 01 Jun 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11086
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668167 Franklin Kentucky 17 May 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6323
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668175 Franklin Kentucky 19 May 1990 Ronald L. Jones, John Tertuliani
6324
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668308 Woodford Kentucky 25 May 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2831
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668191 Garrard Kentucky 16 May 2010 W. W. Overbeck
452
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668050 Anderson Kentucky 08 Aug 1978 William S . Bryant
79
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668076 Anderson Kentucky 15 May 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6739
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668241 Madison Kentucky 28 Jun 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3010
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668258 Madison Kentucky 30 May 1978 William Roy Tucker
7
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668035 Anderson Kentucky 14 Jun 1978 William S . Bryant
117
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668027 Anderson Kentucky 14 Jun 1978 William S . Bryant
454
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668126 Franklin Kentucky 01 Jun 2006 D. Estes
08995
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668134 Franklin Kentucky 25 May 1981 Steven Rice
FR-564
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668118 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668100 Fayette Kentucky 19 May 1969 W. Meijer
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668217 Madison Kentucky Bryan Magnus
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668274 Madison Kentucky 19 May 1968 Skip Call
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668084 Estill Kentucky 17 Jun 1978 William H. Martin
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100737939 Robertson Kentucky 30 May 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7106
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668183 Garrard Kentucky 09 May 1964 J. L. Gentry Jr.
1258
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100726874 Garrard Kentucky 22 May 2011 W. W. Overbeck
1257
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668225 Madison Kentucky 27 May 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2870
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668290 Mercer Kentucky 19 May 1956 Mary Wharton
9917
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668043 Anderson Kentucky 22 Jun 1978 William S. Bryant
409
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668159 Franklin Kentucky 15 May 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6312
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668282 Mercer Kentucky 19 May 1956 Mary E. Wharton
9926
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668142 Franklin Kentucky 24 May 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6337
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668266 Madison Kentucky 18 May 1968 C. Haynes
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668068 Anderson Kentucky 15 May 1991 Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668092 Estill Kentucky 17 Jun 1978 William H. Martin
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
BEREA018186 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Penstemon hirsutus
BEREA018185 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Penstemon hirsutus
31973000019298 Elliott Kentucky
KNK
Penstemon hirsutus
31973000019302 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Penstemon hirsutus
31973000019299 Lawrence Kentucky
KNK
Penstemon hirsutus
31973000019303 Davidson Tennessee
KNK
Penstemon hirsutus
31973000019300 Trimble Kentucky
KNK
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194606 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194180 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194608 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194183 Trousdale Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194605 Hardin Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100668233 Madison Kentucky 23 Jun 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2999
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31234100782547 Madison Kentucky
EKY
Penstemon hirsutus
31973000019301 Cumberland Tennessee
KNK
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194181 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194604 Franklin Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194179 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194607 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194184 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194182 Smith Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0088113 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0036891 Mercer Kentucky 12 Jun 1971 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0053383 Owen Kentucky 05 May 1998 Ron Jones
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0068983 Mercer Kentucky 01 Jun 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0068984 Jessamine Kentucky 25 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
TENN-V-0194178 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0078155 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0101843 Jessamine Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0099751 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0036325 Robertson Kentucky 23 May 1977 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0049897 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0002187 Montgomery Tennessee 22 May 1948 A Clebsch
795
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0077777 Clark Kentucky 13 Jun 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0002188 Montgomery Tennessee 24 Aug 1947 A Clebsch
1148
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0041280 Clay Tennessee 07 May 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0002189 Montgomery Tennessee 13 May 1942 R E Shanks
1982
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0101844 Jessamine Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0041240 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0088112 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0088110 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0085567 Pickett Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0041281 Clay Tennessee 07 May 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
0002183 Estill Kentucky 08 Jul 2009 Dwayne Estes with Ralph Thompson & Paul Threadgill
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0078156 Jefferson Kentucky 13 May 1954
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0078158 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0002290 Lyon Kentucky 07 Jun 1966 W H Ellis
1432
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0099752 Jackson Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
HTTU009588 Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon hirsutus
HTTU022700 Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon hirsutus
HTTU018769 White Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon hirsutus
HTTU018768 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon hirsutus
UCHT040657 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon hirsutus
UCHT026124 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon hirsutus
UCHT040656 Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon hirsutus
ETSU008624 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Penstemon hirsutus
APSC0002186 Montgomery Tennessee 24 Jun 1966 L Scott, P Wallen
2104
APSC
Penstemon hirsutus
HTTU018767 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon hirsutus
HTTU022699 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon hirsutus
HTTU009587 Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon hirsutus
HTTU009586 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon hirsutus
HTTU031234 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon hirsutus
MTSU019510 Tennessee
MTSU
Penstemon hirsutus
UCHT026125 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon hirsutus
UTM01714 Tennessee
UTM
Penstemon hirsutus
ETSU031783 Tennessee
ETSU
Penstemon hirsutus
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