CPC Plant Profile: Adobe Beardtongue
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Adobe Beardtongue (Penstemon retrorsus)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Plantaginaceae
  • State: CO
  • Nature Serve ID: 148330
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

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Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Endemic to Colorado, Penstemon retrorsus is known from 38 occurrences in Delta and Montrose Counties. Threats are low due to wide distribution and abundance of plants and low agricultural potential of shale badlands. (Peterson 1981). Recreational vehicle use does pose a minor threat, though.

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Taxon Penstemon retrorsus
Authority Payson ex. Pennell
Family Plantaginaceae
CPC Number 44858
ITIS 504225
Common Names Adobe Hills beardtongue
Associated Scientific Names Penstemon retrorsus
State Rank
State State Rank
Colorado S3

Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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