Identification: Flowers white, large, with a long, tubular corolla and 5 free petal lobes. Petal lobes arranged in two groups; a dorsal group of 2, and a ventral group of 3. One stamen in flower tube with a tuft of hair. Flower tube with fine hairs. Flowers on long flower stalks (pedicels), in an open cluster near the apex of the plant. Leaves opposite, elongate, widest at the base, with a slightly toothed outer margin. Petioles absent and leaves sessile to the stem. Plant 2 to 4 feet in height.



Distribution: Throughout most of eastern and central North America, but perhaps an escape from cultivation in the eastern part of its range.

Habitat: Foxglove Beardtongue is found in fields, along power lines, prairies, and in open woods.

Flowering period: May to July.

"B" List