Common name: Little flower penstemon

Description: Purple flower

Family: Plantaginaceae

Information: The Little Flower Penstemon grows in dry, sandy areas, gravel slopes, rocky slopes, grassy slopes, dry meadows and open wooded areas. Found at middle to high elevations (Pojar and MacKinnon 2014). 

Photo: An exposed ridgetop around the headwaters basin of the North Cinnabar River in South Chilcton Mtns. Provincial Park at an approx. elevation of 2190 m. N. Hewitt, July 28 2019.


Sources and additional resources:

Klinkenberg, Brian. (Ed.) 2020. E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia []. Accessed: 2020-05-12.

Pojar, J. & MacKinnon, A. (2014). Plants of Coastal British Columbia: Including Washington, Oregon & Alaska. Vancouver: Lone Pine Publishing.