Calflora
Taxon  Report   6147    
Penstemon cinereus  Piper
Gray beardtongue
Penstemon cinereus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found in Nevada and Oregon.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Observation Search
(45 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Plantaginaceae  
Genus: Penstemon

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS

More information about  Penstemon cinereus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (PEHUH)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/21/2021).