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Distribution by County   6166    
Penstemon fruticiformis  Coville  var. amargosae  (D. D. Keck) N. H. Holmgren
Death valley beardtongue
Penstemon fruticiformis var. amargosae is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found in Nevada.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
Record Count by County

Inyo: 30 San Bernardino: 7

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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 12/08/2023).