Cordylanthus tenuis subsp. tenuis
Stems puberulent to glandular-pubescent proximally. Leaves green, linear, entire. Inflorescences 1–3-flowered; bracts green, entire, hirsute with a few long hairs near margins. Flowers: corolla 10–20 mm.
Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Openings in conifer woodlands.
Elevation: 300–2600 m.
Subspecies tenuis grows in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada with a disjunct population in the Klamath Range. Some plants from the central Klamath Range are similar to subsp. viscidus, which has three-lobed inflorescence bracts.