Penstemon australis Small - Southern Beardtongue, Eustis Lake Beardtongue
Family - Scrophulariaceae
Flowering - April - July.
Habitat - Sandhills, flatwoods, thickets, open hammocks.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - Thus attractive species can be found throughout much of Alabama. The plant can be identified by its simple stems, pink flowers, and typically densely viscid-pubescent stems. The essentially naked inflorescence is another character to look for.
Photographs taken at Fort Benning, GA., 5-6-05.