Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02918 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon uintahensis Pennell
Common name   Uinta beardtongue
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with J. R. Carter
Coll. Date 17 July 1998 
United States
Summit County
Locality on hillside of west end of Lower Red Castle Lake, just above shore.
     Elev.: 11000 ft. (3354 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky slope, sunny E facing with grasses, willow, common juniper. 
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 40° 48'  26" N, 110° 27'  23" W
Township Range T1N, R13E, S22, NW 1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Penstemon uintahensis Pennell

Common Name(s): Uinta Mountain beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=34010, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02918s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06923s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07372s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02922 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
02915 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
02912 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1 mi. N
02916 Draba brachystylis      "shortstyle whitlow-cress" same section
02910 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  same section
02914 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. porteri  same section
02917 Minuartia rubella      "beautiful sandwort" same section
02911 Pedicularis parryi  var. parryi   "Parry's lousewort" same section
02920 Penstemon procerus  var. procerus   "pincushion beardtongue" same section
02919 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
02921 Stellaria longipes  var. monantha   "meadow starwort" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Castle (Summit) Summit County, UT 2834 ft. SW 12136  Mount Powell 
Lower Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2732 ft. NW 10765  Mount Powell 
East Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. S 11195  Mount Powell 
Smiths Fork Pass Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 11159  Mount Powell 
Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 11300  Mount Powell 
Wilson Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. S 12806  Mount Powell 
Flat Top Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 12123  Mount Powell 
Upper Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 11549  Mount Powell 
Mount Powell (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 13035  Mount Powell 
Smiths Fork Pass (Gap) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 11789  Mount Powell 
Broadbent Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 3 mi. N 10220  Mount Powell 
Porcupine Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 2.9 mi. S 12195  Mount Powell 
Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. E 11369  Mount Powell 
Lake Blanchard (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. E 11172  Mount Powell 
Cliff Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 11451  Mount Powell 
Irland Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. E 11395  Mount Powell 
North Star Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 3.7 mi. S 11401  Mount Powell 
Grass Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. E 10824  Mount Powell 
Tungsten Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 4.1 mi. S 11385  Garfield Basin 
Tungsten Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 4.4 mi. S 11424  Garfield Basin 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon uintahensis  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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