Taxon  Report   6166 
Penstemon fruticiformis  Coville  var. amargosae  (D. D. Keck) N. H. Holmgren
Death valley beardtongue
Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
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Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
© 1998 Christopher Christie
Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Penstemon
Parent Record Penstemon fruticiformis
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Penstemon fruticiformis ssp. amargosae
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ICPN: Penstemon fruticiformis ssp. amargosae
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 25, 2018).

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