Penstemon personatus
Common Name: closed-throated beardtongue
Family: Plantaginaceae
Element Code: PDSCR1L4Y0
Full Name: Penstemon personatus Keck

2010 John Dittes
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 24
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    6 5 0 0 0 13
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    12 12
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    24 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by logging activities. Plumas NF has adopted species management guidelines. See Madroño 3(6):248-250 (1936) 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: 2011-02-08
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1065 - 2120 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Butte (BUT),  Nevada (NEV),  Plumas (PLU),  Sierra (SIE)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Graniteville (556B) 39120D6,  Sierra City (572C) 39120E6,  Spring Garden (589A) 39120H7,  Meadow Valley (590A) 39121H1,  Bucks Lake (590B) 39121H2,  Haskins Valley (590C) 39121G2,  Dogwood Peak (590D) 39121G1,  Kimshew Point (591B) 39121H4,  Pulga (591C) 39121G4,  Soapstone Hill (591D) 39121G3,  Stirling City (592A) 39121H5,  Crescent Mills (605C) 40120A8,  Canyondam (606A) 40121B1,  Twain (606D) 40121A1
  • 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.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1235
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

39120D6=Graniteville (556B) 39120D6;39120E6=Sierra City (572C) 39120E6;39120H7=Spring Garden (589A) 39120H7;39121H1=Meadow Valley (590A) 39121H1;39121H2=Bucks Lake (590B) 39121H2;39121G2=Haskins Valley (590C) 39121G2;39121G1=Dogwood Peak (590D) 39121G1;39121H4=Kimshew Point (591B) 39121H4;39121G4=Pulga (591C) 39121G4;39121G3=Soapstone Hill (591D) 39121G3;39121H5=Stirling City (592A) 39121H5;40120A8=Crescent Mills (605C) 40120A8;40121B1=Canyondam (606A) 40121B1;40121A1=Twain (606D) 40121A1