Littlecup Penstemon
syn.Littlecup Beardtongue
syn.Provo Canyon Penstemon
Penstemon sepalulus
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort) Family

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penstemon at squaw peak


Closeup shows tear, opening or dehiscing on the
proximal end of the anthers which is an indicator of this plant identification



penstemon at squaw peak

squaw peak  


Photo Details - ŠNicky Davis
Located 28 June 2012,
5.5miles SE of Orem, 1 mile East North East of Squaw Mountain, Utah County, Utah, at the top of the Squaw Peak Road, Utah County, Utah

ELEVATION: 7514 feet

Perennial, Up to 3 feet tall,  Opposite leaves are narrow, gray, hairy.The leaves in this photos are covered in cobwebs. Blossoms pinkish/lavender with burgundy  at the base. Calyx has 405 lobes. (see top photo)

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