Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02946 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ScrophulariaceaePlantaginaceaeScrophulariaceae  
Species Penstemon ambiguus Torr.
Infraspecific    var. laevissimus (D.D. Keck) N.H. Holmgren
Common name   shrubby sand beardtongue
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   s.n.  
Coll. Date 30 May 1998 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality old Highway 91, near Kayenta development. 
 
Habitat Notes 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° 10'  41" N, 113° 42'  24" W
Township Range T41S R17W Sec. 36  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Penstemon ambiguus var. laevissimus (Keck) N. Holmgren

     Penstemon ambiguus ssp. laevissimus Keck

Common Name(s): gilia penstemon, pink plains beardtongue, pink plains penstemon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529458, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02946s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04295s1.jpg 
04295
specimen image: 09996s1.jpg 
09996
specimen image: 16897s1.jpg 
16897

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04179 Arctostaphylos pungens      "pointleaf manzanita" 1 mi. S
14809 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" 2990 ft. E
02963 Cuscuta denticulata      "desert dodder" same section
14451 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. glutinosum   "sticky wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. N
02966 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" same section
14452 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. N
05589 Heliotropium curassavicum  var. oculatum   "seaside heliotrope" same section
05594 Heterotheca subaxillaris      "camphorweed" same section
02967 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" same section
04178 Lycium andersonii      "water jacket" 1 mi. S
14274 Penstemon ambiguus      "shrubby sand beardtongue" same section
02995 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" same section
08306 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" 1.3 mi. E
05588 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" same section
02947 Viguiera multiflora  var. nevadensis   "Nevada goldeneye" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ivins Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1868 ft. W 3094  Santa Clara 
Ivins Bench Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1928 ft. W 3087  Santa Clara 
Ivins Bench Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 1928 ft. W 3087  Santa Clara 
Upper Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. N 3212  Santa Clara 
Dry Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. S   Santa Clara 
Santa Clara Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 3281  Santa Clara 
Lower Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 3035  Santa Clara 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 3081  Santa Clara 
Ivins (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 3081  Santa Clara 
Wittwer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Shivwits 
Hellhole (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 3429  Santa Clara 
Land Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 3268  Santa Clara 
Red Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 4705  Santa Clara 
Shivwits (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. W 3202  Shivwits 
Santa Clara City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 2927  Santa Clara 
Graveyard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. SE   Santa Clara 
Jacob Hamblin Home Historical Site (Park) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 2795  Santa Clara 
South Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. S 3370  White Hills 
Snow Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. NE   Veyo 
Shem (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. W 3297  Shivwits 

Links

Taxon Links for species Penstemon ambiguus  Torr.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Penstemon+ambiguus

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