CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record penstemon_fruticiformis_var._amargosae - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 07:29 ET b
Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
common nameAmargosa beardtongue
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G4T3      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (13):
Sheep Creek Spring (252D) 3511653, Horse Thief Springs (274C) 3511578, Blackwater Mine (274D) 3511577, Tecopa Pass (275D) 3511671, Homewood Canyon (280B) 3511784, Ballarat (302C) 3611712, Cactus Peak (305D) 3611717, East Of Echo Canyon (323A) 3611645, Emigrant Pass (325C) 3611732, Nelson Range (349C) 3611756, Jackass Canyon (349D) 3611755, Thimble Peak (368D) 3611771, Last Chance Mountain (410C) 3711736
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range850 - 1400 meters
Threatened in NV. See American Midland Naturalist 18:801 (1937) for original description, and Brittonia 44(4):481 (1992) for revised nomenclature.
full namePenstemon fruticiformis Cov. var. amargosae (Keck) N. Holmgren
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Additional information:
standard acronym  PEFRA4 Element Code  PDSCR1L2F2
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 1, 2021 from

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