CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record penstemon_personatus - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 11:38 ET b
Penstemon personatus
common nameclosed-throated beardtongue
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (14):
Graniteville (556B) 3912046, Sierra City (572C) 3912056, Spring Garden (589A) 3912087, Meadow Valley (590A) 3912181, Bucks Lake (590B) 3912182, Haskins Valley (590C) 3912172, Dogwood Peak (590D) 3912171, Kimshew Point (591B) 3912184, Pulga (591C) 3912174, Soapstone Hill (591D) 3912173, Stirling City (592A) 3912185, Crescent Mills (605C) 4012018, Canyondam (606A) 4012121, Twain (606D) 4012111
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Butte (BUT), Nevada (NEV), Plumas (PLU), Sierra (SIE)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/metavolcanic
blooming period Jun-Sep(Oct),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range1065 - 2120 meters
Threatened by logging activities. Plumas NF has adopted species management guidelines. See Madroņo 3(6):248-250 (1936) for original description.
full namePenstemon personatus Keck
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  PEPE3 Element Code  PDSCR1L4Y0
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 Wed, Dec. 1, 2021 from

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