Foxglove Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis) Native plant of new jersey

Foxglove Beardtongue

The Foxglove Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis) is a favorite among pollinators, attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds with its nectar-rich flowers.

Beyond its visual appeal, this plant has a secret. It possesses medicinal properties that have been utilized for centuries. Indigenous cultures traditionally used its roots for various ailments, tapping into nature’s healing potential.

Photography: Krystal Zuniga

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