Critically Imperiled (NatureServe)
Reveal & Beatley
Penstemon pudicus is a rare species of flowering plant in the plantain family known by the common names bashful beardtongue and Kawich Range beardtongue. It is endemic to Nevada in the United States, where it is known only from the Kawich Range in Nye County.
There are only about 6 known occurrences of this plant, all in the Kawich Mountains of central Nevada. While it may be locally abundant in its limited range, there are probably no more than about 1000 individuals in total.
- Penstemon pudicus. The Nature Conservancy.