Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11961 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon caespitosus Nutt. ex A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. suffruticosus A. Gray
Common name   Tushar Mountains beardtongue
Donna M. Barnes   5405  
Coll. Date 09 August 2006 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Sevier Plateau, Cottonwood Creek, Rd 125.
     Elev.: 10003 ft. (3050 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-pine forest; rocky crest. 
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° 54'  25" N, 112° 11'  34" 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.
Specimen Notes 2004 burn area. 


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

     Penstemon tusharensis N. Holmgren

     Penstemon caespitosus var. suffruticosus Gray

Common Name(s): Tushar Range beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=34009, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Penstemon
                                        Species: Penstemon tusharensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11961s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 07615s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08882s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09954s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10621s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10630s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11933s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 12959d1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11960 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. purpurea   "orange agoseris" same section
11964 Erigeron eximius      "spruce-fir fleabane" same section
11962 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
11963 Potentilla hippiana      "woolly cinquefoil" same section
11965 Solidago parryi      "Parry's goldenrod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Crow Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. W 9646  Adams Head 
Powell Survey Cairn (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. N 10046  Adams Head 
Adams Head (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. N 10355  Adams Head 
Marshall Meadow (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. W 9416  Adams Head 
Hancock Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Adams Head 
Log Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Flake Mountain West 
Window Rock (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. E 8836  Adams Head 
Carter Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. SW   Blind Spring Mountain 
Hancock Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. SW   Flake Mountain West 
Hancock Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 9833  Flake Mountain West 
Barnhurst Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. S 8960  Flake Mountain West 
Cottonwood Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. N 10174  Adams Head 
Cellar Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. W 8409  Blind Spring Mountain 
Judd Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. SW   Flake Mountain West 
Seed Lakes (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. W 8468  Blind Spring Mountain 
Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. SE   Adams Head 
Dry Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. NE   Adams Head 
South Fork Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. NE   Adams Head 
North Fork Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. NE   Adams Head 
Clarence Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Flake Mountain West 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon caespitosus  Nutt. ex A. Gray

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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