Penstemon penlandii NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
ITIS Reports — Penstemon penlandii ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.Penstemon penlandii is a rare species of flowering plant in the plantain family known by the common names Penland penstemon and Penland’s beardtongue. It is endemic to Colorado in the United States, where it is known only from a strip of land about five miles long in central Grand County. There are two occurrences totalling about 8600 individuals. This is a federally listed endangered species of the United States.
FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video. Penland’s beardtongue. Subordinate Taxa. This plant has no children. Legal Status. Threatened and Endangered Information: This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.short herbaceous perennial with showy flowers, linear leaves, and clumped stems up to 10 in (25 cm) tall. The flower clusters (inflorescences) consist of 5-15 flowers with blue lobes and a violet throat. The fruits are small brown capsules.
Full Name: Penland beardtongue (Penstemon penlandii)
Where found: Wherever found
Species Group:Flowering Plants