Penstemon hirsutus (L.) Willd.
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Sandy, barren, open, usually dry ground, including prairies, oak savanna and borders, fields, roadsides; stream and river banks, rocky ground. Isolated northern records may be introductions or spread from cultivation. 

This is a handsome and frequently cultivated species. The rare white-flowered form has been called f. albiflorus Farw.


Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Barry County
Bay County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Clinton County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lake County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mackinac County
    Only on Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Macomb County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Saginaw County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. September 27, 2022.