Latin name: Penstemon speciosus Lindley
  Pronunciation: PEN-ste-mon spee-see-OH-sus

  Common name: Royal penstemon
  Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
  Habitat: Dry plains, slopes, 3500'-8000', sagebrush
  scrub to montane coniferous forest, borders of
  Mojave Desert from San Bernardino and San Gabriel
  Mts to Tehachapis, Mt. Pinos and north

  Blooming period: May to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Penstemon
  2) speciosus
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