beardtongue


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beardtongue:

see figwortfigwort,
common name for some members of the Scrophulariaceae, a family comprising chiefly herbs and small shrubs and distributed widely over all continents. The family includes a few climbing types and some parasitic and saprophytic forms.
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That suit--eventually dismissed claimed that the developer had made insufficient efforts to mitigate damage to the desert tortoise, the fringe-toed lizard, the beardtongue desert wildflower, the golden eagle, and the bighorn sheep.
The Parachute beardtongue (Penstemon debilis), also known as Parachute penstemon, is an extremely rare plant that grows only on oil shale outcrops within the Green River Formation in Garfield County, including private and federal lands of the Roan Plateau.
Graham's beardtongue (Penstemon grahamii) A herbaceous perennial wildflower in the figwort family (Scrophulariaceae), the Graham's beardtongue produces one to three stems arising from a taproot.