[Beardtongues and Penstemons of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue

Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's penstemon as seen along the Bull of the Woods Trail #550, Bull of the Woods Wilderness.........September 14, 2018.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii - Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's penstemon as seen in subalpine meadows on Silver Star Mt. in the southwestern Gifford Pinchot N.F........July 9, 2008.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii - Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Several exceptionally dark-flowered forms of Cardwell's penstemon as seen on the south side of the Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mt. St. Helens National Monument........June 18, 2018.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii - Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's penstemon as seen at treeline along the Butte Camp Trail, Mount Saint Helens National Monument........July 9, 2013.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's penstemon seen atop Sister Rocks at the northwestern edge of the Trapper Creek Wilderness.........June 2, 2013.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii - Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii - Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's penstemon as seen along the Boundary Trail #1 on Johnstone Ridge east of the observatory, Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument..........July 2, 2014.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii - Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's penstemon as seen along the Butte Camp Trail #238A aout one half mile downhill from the junction with the Loowit Trail #216, Mount Saint Helens National Monument.........June 9, 2015.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii - Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's penstemon blooming along the Loowit Trail on the Plains of Abraham near Pumice Butte, Mount St. Helens National Monument.........July 13, 2016.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

A late-blooming cardwell's penstemon as seen on the Pumice Plain, Mount Saint Helens National Monument........July 26, 2015.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii - Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

Cardwell's penstemon as seen along Ed's Trail on the north side of Silver Star Mountain, Gifford Pinchot National Forest........June 3, 2016.

Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii - Cardwell's Penstemon, Cardwell's Beardtongue: Penstemon cardwellii

A very late blooming Cardwell's penstemon as seen at left along the Loowit Trail #216 near the junction with the Toutle Trail #238 (south side of the South Fork Toutle River), Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument..........October 19, 2014. The photo at right shows Cardwell's penstemon as seen along the Butte Camp Trail #238A aout one half mile downhill from the junction with the Loowit Trail #216, Mount Saint Helens National Monument.........July 23, 2017.

Cardwell's Penstemon: Penstemon cardwellii


Paul Slichter