Taxon  Report   6212    
Penstemon rydbergii  Nelson  var. oreocharis  (E. Greene) N. Holmgren
Herbaceous penstemon,  Meadow beardtongue, Mountain meadow beardtongue
Penstemon rydbergii var. oreocharis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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

Bloom Period

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Penstemon oreocharis
ICPN: Penstemon recurvatus
OTR: Penstemon shastensis
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 25, 2021).