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Pinyon Penstemon (Penstemon pinorum)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Plantaginaceae
  • State: UT
  • Nature Serve ID: 145017
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/08/2024

Where is Pinyon Penstemon (Penstemon pinorum) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Pinyon Penstemon can be found in Utah

Which CPC Partners conserve Pinyon Penstemon (Penstemon pinorum)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 01/08/2024
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Red Butte Garden has sent at least 9,400 wild-collected seeds of Penstemon pinorum to the USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation for long term storage.

Tina Stanley
  • 01/08/2024
  • Seed Collection Living Collection Orthodox Seed Banking

Between 2011 and 2012, Red Butte Garden staff made 2 wild seed collections representing more than 22,700 seeds from 200 individuals of Penstemon pinorum. Over 13,100 of these seeds are held in long term storage at Red Butte Garden. In addition to these seed collections, 6 individuals are held as living specimens at Red Butte Garden.

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Taxon Penstemon pinorum
Authority L.& J. Shultz
Family Plantaginaceae
CPC Number 7031
ITIS 504223
Duration Perennial
Common Names pinyon penstemon
Associated Scientific Names Penstemon pinorum
State Rank
State State Rank
Utah S1
Ecological Relationships


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