Species Details

Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae

Amargosa beardtongue

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Photo of Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
Steve Matson 2017
Photo of Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
Steve Matson 2017
Photo of Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
Drew Kaiser 2014
Scientific Name:
Penstemon fruticiformis Cov. var. amargosae (Keck) N. Holmgren
Common Name:
Amargosa beardtongue
Family: Plantaginaceae
Element Code: PDSCR1L2F2
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
850 - 1400 meters
2790 - 4595 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened in NV. See American Midland Naturalist 18:801 (1937) for original description, and Brittonia 44(4):481 (1992) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 18
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 1 0 0 15
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 15
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 18
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ballarat (3611712), Blackwater Mine (3511577), Cactus Peak (3611717), East of Echo Canyon (3611645), Emigrant Pass (3611732), Homewood Canyon (3511784), Horse Thief Springs (3511578), Jackass Canyon (3611755), Last Chance Mtn. (3711736), Nelson Range (3611756), Red Pass Lake Ne (3511643), Sheep Creek Spring (3511653), Stewart Valley (3611622), Tecopa Pass (3511671), Thimble Peak (3611771), West of Shenandoah Peak (3511576)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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