Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11333 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon rydbergii A. Nelson
Infraspecific    var. rydbergii 
Common name   Rydberg's beardtongue
A.M. Kelly   509  
Coll. Date 12 July 2002 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Raft River Mountains, on road to The Meadows, uphill to W of Cabin Spring, Sawtooth National Forest.
Habitat Notes open ridgelands; Helenium, Achnatherum nelsonii. 
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 41° 55'  20" N, 113° 26'  36" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Penstemon rydbergii var. rydbergii A. Nels.

     Penstemon hesperius M.E. Peck
     Penstemon rydbergii var. varians (A. Nels.) Cronq.
     Penstemon vaseyanus Greene

Common Name(s): swollen penstemon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529513, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11333s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00943s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07461s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07471s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09548s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10724 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" 1.1 mi. NE
07432 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" 1.4 mi. NE
10730 Antennaria anaphaloides      "pearly pussytoes" 1.1 mi. NE
10738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.1 mi. NE
07433 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.4 mi. NE
10744 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" 1657 ft. E
07440 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1.4 mi. NE
10743 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1657 ft. E
10753 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1.1 mi. NE
07416 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 2316 ft. E
07429 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  1.4 mi. NE
10890 Carex petasata      "Liddon sedge" 1657 ft. E
10742 Carex vallicola      "valley sedge" 1657 ft. E
10746 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
10718 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1.1 mi. NE
10732 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.1 mi. NE
10735 Crepis atribarba      "slender hawksbeard" 1.1 mi. NE
10749 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" same section
10747 Eremogone kingii     same section
10750 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" same section
07437 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
10733 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1.1 mi. NE
07434 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. NE
07435 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. NE
10723 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 1.1 mi. NE
10736 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 1.1 mi. NE
11332 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
10725 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 1.1 mi. NE
10752 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" same section
07417 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 2316 ft. E
10728 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" 1.1 mi. NE
10764 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1657 ft. E
10729 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1.1 mi. NE
07436 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1.4 mi. NE
10734 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 1.1 mi. NE
07439 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 1.4 mi. NE
07431 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" 1.4 mi. NE
10716 Lychnis drummondii     1.1 mi. NE
07441 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1.4 mi. NE
07442 Osmorhiza berteroi      "sweetcicely" 1.4 mi. NE
10714 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 1.1 mi. NE
10726 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" 1.1 mi. NE
10745 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
07430 Phlox multiflora      "mountain phlox" 1.4 mi. NE
07427 Poa fendleriana      "muttongrass" 1.4 mi. NE
07428 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 1.4 mi. NE
10748 Potentilla ovina  var. ovina   "sheep cinquefoil" same section
07415 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" 2316 ft. E
07426 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1.4 mi. NE
10727 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1.1 mi. NE
14702 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1 mi. E
10717 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" 1.1 mi. NE
10731 Stellaria jamesiana     1.1 mi. NE
10751 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
07418 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 2316 ft. E
10713 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" 1.1 mi. NE
10737 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" 1.1 mi. NE
07444 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1.4 mi. NE
10715 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1.1 mi. NE
07443 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.4 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1705 ft. SE 8803  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 1.4 mi. E 8800  Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 1.5 mi. E 8862  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2 mi. S 9098  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2 mi. S 8954  Standrod 
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 2 mi. N 6831  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. S 8846  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 8826  Standrod 
South Fork George Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Standrod 
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 7064  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Standrod 
Little Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Standrod 
Dry Fork Pine Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. S   Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 7730  Standrod 
Fisher Lake (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 8819  Standrod 
Raft River Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 9170  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. N 7874  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Cassia County, ID 3.2 mi. N 8052  Standrod 
George Peak (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. SW 9528  Standrod 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Standrod 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon rydbergii  A. Nelson

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

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