Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10525 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon lentus Pennell
Infraspecific    var. lentus 
Common name   Abajo beardtongue
D.M. Barnes   4413  
Coll. Date 16 May 2005 
United States
San Juan County
Locality W of Hovenweep National Park.
     Elev.: 5251 ft. (1601 m.)
Habitat Notes sage community, cheatgrass, sandy soil. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 23'  20.6" N, 109° 4'  37.5" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Penstemon lentus var. lentus Pennell

Common Name(s): handsome beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33722, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Penstemon
                                        Species: Penstemon lentus
                                            Variety: Penstemon lentus var. lentus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10525s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 16899s1.jpg 
specimen image: 16899d1.jpg 
specimen image: 16899c1.jpg 
specimen image: 16899b1.jpg 
specimen image: 16899a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10524 Delphinium scaposum      "leafless larkspur" 73 ft. SW


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Stronghold House (historical) (Locale) San Juan County, UT 954 ft. N 5286  Ruin Point 
Hovenweep Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 981 ft. SW 5230  Ruin Point 
Unit Type House (historical) (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1482 ft. S 5236  Ruin Point 
Little Ruin Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1551 ft. SW   Wickiup Canyon 
Square Tower (historical) (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1623 ft. SW 5204  Ruin Point 
Hovenweep Castle (historical) (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1623 ft. SW 5204  Ruin Point 
Hovenweep National Monument (Park) San Juan County, UT 1887 ft. S 5187  Ruin Point 
Square Tower Group Ruins (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1680 ft. SW 5204  Ruin Point 
Eroded Bowlder House (historical) (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1992 ft. S 5125  Ruin Point 
Square Tower Canon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2093 ft. S   Ruin Point 
Twin Towers (historical) (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2291 ft. S 5191  Ruin Point 
Square Tower Ruins Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2795 ft. SE 5210  Ruin Point 
Keeley Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. SE   Ruin Point 
Cajon Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 5476  Ruin Point 
Holly House (Locale) Montezuma County, CO 1.9 mi. E 5368  Ruin Point 
Cajon Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 5299  Wickiup Canyon 
Wickiup Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SE   Wickiup Canyon 
Hackberry Canyon (Valley) Montezuma County, CO 2.5 mi. E   Ruin Point 
Round Tower (Locale) Montezuma County, CO 2.8 mi. NE 5430  Ruin Point 
Horseshoe House (Locale) Montezuma County, CO 3 mi. NE 5496  Ruin Point 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon lentus  Pennell

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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