Palmer's Penstemon

Genus Penstemon
Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae)



Along a frontage road near Springville
    -- Utah County, Utah


Palmer's Penstemon
(Penstemon palmeri)

Seeds of this plant have been used in re-seeding projects following road construction, so the flowers can now be seen along some of our freeways.

The plant is 2 or 3 feet tall.

I-15 roadside near Mills exit



The blossoms are quite large and showy, with several growing along the stalk.