Penstemon cinicola
Common Name: ash beardtongue
Family: Plantaginaceae
Element Code: PDSCR1L1B0
Full Name: Penstemon cinicola Keck

2010 Keir Morse
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: Jun-Aug(Sep)
  • Habitat: volcanic, sandy or rocky.
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Meadows and seeps
    • Upper montane coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences:
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Notes Glossary
  • Possibly threatened by logging, grazing, foot traffic, and trail maintenance. See Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication 520:294 (1940) for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2012-11-05
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 730 - 2685 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • Other States: Oregon
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Del Norte (DNT),  Lassen (LAS),  Modoc (MOD),  Shasta (SHA),  Siskiyou (SIS)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Dexter Canyon (452D) 3711877,  Swain Mountain (624A) 4012141,  Red Cinder (624B) 4012142,  Champs Flat (641B) 4012068,  Bogard Buttes (642C) 4012152,  Pine Creek Valley (642D) 4012151,  Swains Hole (643A) 4012163,  West Prospect Peak (643C) 4012154,  Jacks Backbone (644B) 4012166,  Perez (712A) 4112163,  Medicine Lake (713D) 4112155,  Grass Lake (715B) 4112262,  Chimney Rock (721C) 4112356
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Includes unprocessed quads for CRPR 3 and 4 plants; unprocessed location data has not been quality controlled and may contain errors.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1229
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website [accessed ].

3711877=Dexter Canyon (452D) 3711877;4012141=Swain Mountain (624A) 4012141;4012142=Red Cinder (624B) 4012142;4012068=Champs Flat (641B) 4012068;4012152=Bogard Buttes (642C) 4012152;4012151=Pine Creek Valley (642D) 4012151;4012163=Swains Hole (643A) 4012163;4012154=West Prospect Peak (643C) 4012154;4012166=Jacks Backbone (644B) 4012166;4112163=Perez (712A) 4112163;4112155=Medicine Lake (713D) 4112155;4112262=Grass Lake (715B) 4112262;4112356=Chimney Rock (721C) 4112356