• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Palmer’s Penstemon

Palmers Penstamen
Palmer's Penstamen
NPS
 
Palmer’s Penstemon or Beardtongue is a native drought-tolerant perennial. Flowering occurs May through July. The flowers can be pink to violet to blue-purple. The flowers found at Pipe Spring are predominantly white. The elevation range is 3500 to 7500 feet.

Did You Know?

James Whitmore, and the Pipe Spring Longhorns of today, Whit and Tess

James Whitmore brought 400 longhorns with him from Texas to Utah in the 1850s. On April 13, 1863, Whitmore received a land certificate for a 160-acre tract, which included Pipe Spring.