Taxon  Report   6166 
Penstemon fruticiformis  Cov.  var. amargosae  (Keck) N. Holmgren
Death Valley beardtongue
Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Nevada.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
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Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae
© 1998 Christopher Christie
Creosote Bush Scrub
Genus: Penstemon
Parent Record Penstemon fruticiformis.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Penstemon fruticiformis ssp. amargosae
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ICPN: Penstemon fruticiformis ssp. amargosae
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 31, 2015).

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