USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
The lovely 1.5-2.0 inch violet to reddish-violet tubular flowers of Penstemon rhizomatosus bloom in late June thru early August. Photo by Janel Johnson.
The Rhizome beardtongue gets its name from loosely branched woody rhizome which arises from a thick woody taproot. Photo by Janel Johnson
Penstemon rhizomatosus is found on high elevation talus slopes and limestone outcrops in the Schell Creek Range in Nevada. Photo by Janel Johnson
Penstemon rhizomatosus range map.
Penstemon rhizomatosus, Rhizome beardtongue
- NatureServe has not assessed threats yet
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
U.S. Forest Service
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Washington DC 20250-1103
Last modified: Wednesday, 08-May-2013 14:38:32 EDT