Meaning of penstemon

pen•ste•mon

Pronunciation: (pen-stē'mun, pen'stu-mun), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous chiefly North American plants belonging to the genus Penstemon, of the figwort family, some species of which are cultivated for their showy, variously colored flowers.
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