Definition of Scarlet bugler
1. Noun. Plant with bright red tubular flowers in long narrow clusters near tips of erect stems; coastal ranges from central California southward.
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Penstemon, Penstemon
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Literary usage of Scarlet bugler
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1. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"Another scarlet one, with long,slender flowers, is sometimes called the scarlet bugler; in Southern California it begins blooming in February, ..."
2. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"The tall spires of the scarlet bugler are such familiar sights along southern roadsides and sandy washes that people almost forget the enthusiastic ..."
3. A flora of western middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"scarlet bugler. Herbaceous, glaucous, 1 to 3 ft. high; leaves ovate to oblong-lanceolate, 1% to 2% in. long, with subcordate clasping base; pedicels slender ..."
4. With the Flowers and Trees in California by Charles Francis Saunders (1914)
"... every one knows bearing panicles a foot or two long of vivid scarlet trumpet- shaped flowers, which have suggested the popular name, scarlet bugler. ..."
5. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1903)
"... have a number of red flowers not mentioned in your journal and will include as a partial list of them wild gooseberry (Kibes speciosum), scarlet bugler ..."
6. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1899)
"... which children call the "scarlet bugler." These two are alike in more than color—indeed, we might easily fancy them the ..."
7. Byways Around San Francisco Bay by William E. Hutchinson (1915)
"... by Indian paintbrush and scarlet bugler gleaming like sparks of fire amid the green and bronze foliage, it glides at last into a somber canon. ..."