CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record penstemon_janishiae - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 00:31 ET c
Penstemon janishiae
common nameJanish's beardtongue
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (9):
Diamond Mountain (622C) 4012036, Janesville (622D) 4012035, Said Valley (659A) 4012087, Lane Reservoir (676D) 4112017, Alturas (692A) 4112045, Rattlesnake Butte (692B) 4112046, Washington Mountain (693B) 4112048, Big Sage Reservoir (709C) 4112056, Mahogany Ridge (709D) 4112055
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Plumas (PLU), Idaho (ID), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)/gravelly, volcanic
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range1065 - 2350 meters
Potentially threatened by wind energy development. Possibly threatened by vehicles and recreational activities. Threatened in ID, and on review list in OR. See Brittonia 31:223 (1979) for original description.
full namePenstemon janishiae N. Holmgren
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  PEJA2 Element Code  PDSCR1L3A0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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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 Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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