|Arizona Penstemon is a member of the
Snapdragon or Figwort
plant grows to 4 feet in height and has broad green, triangular leaves
that grow completely around the stem to
3 inches in length. The plant
typically grows along roads and on hillsides and canyons at elevations between
The Arizona Penstemon at right
was photographed in the Superstition Wilderness.
Arizona Penstemon blooms between February - May and
produces a bright purplish-red flowers to 0.75 inches in length that
grow in clusters along the stem.