Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14392 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon rostriflorus Kellogg
Common name   Bridges' beardtongue
R. Van Buren   1069  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 03 August 2005 
United States
Garfield County
Locality northern edge of Haymaker Bench, W side of Utah Highway 12, N of Calf Creek Recreation Area;
     Elev.: 5843 ft. (1781 m.)
Habitat Notes on gentle slope of sandstone outcrop; 
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° 48'  28.68" N, 111° 24'  10.44" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L2S1. 


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

     Penstemon rostriflorus Kellogg

     Penstemon bridgesii Gray
     Penstemon bridgesii var. amplexicaulis Monnet

Common Name(s): beaked beardtongue, beakflower penstemon, Bridge penstemon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=504226, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05281s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05286 Achnatherum aridum      "Mormon needlegrass" 1.2 mi. SE
01289 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" 1.2 mi. SE
05287 Asclepias tuberosa      "butterfly milkweed" 1.2 mi. SE
08994 Chenopodium fremontii  var. fremontii   "Fremont's goosefoot" 1.2 mi. SE
08993 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. gnaphalodes   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 1.2 mi. SE
06032 Cleome lutea      "yellow spiderflower" 1.2 mi. SE
06027 Cryptantha cinerea  var. pustulosa   "blistered James' cat's eye" 1.2 mi. SE
08996 Lepidium eastwoodiae      "Eatwood's pepperwort" 1.2 mi. SE
08995 Machaeranthera canescens  var. canescens   "gray tansy aster" 1.2 mi. SE
04262 Opuntia fragilis      "brittle pricklypear" 2523 ft. SE
01298 Rhus aromatica  var. simplicifolia   "skunkbush sumac" 1.2 mi. SE
06029 Sarcostemma cynanchoides      "fringed twinevine" 1.2 mi. SE
01291 Shepherdia rotundifolia      "round-leaf buffaloberry" 1.2 mi. SE
06028 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 1.2 mi. SE
08992 Thelypodium integrifolium  var. gracilipes  1.2 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Boynton Lookout (Locale) Garfield County, UT 925 ft. SE 5909  Calf Creek 
Haymaker Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. S 5958  Calf Creek 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Boulder Town 
Calf Creek Recreation Area (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 5355  Calf Creek 
Calf Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 5443  Calf Creek 
Lower Calf Creek Falls (Falls) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. N 5607  Calf Creek 
Bowington Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. W 5889  Calf Creek 
The Hogback (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6313  Calf Creek 
Bowington Arch (Arch) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. S 5407  Calf Creek 
Calf Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Calf Creek 
Phipps Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Tenmile Flat 
Maverick Bridge (Bridge) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. S 5364  Calf Creek 
Deer Creek Recreation Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 5650  King Bench 
Durffey Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. N 6614  Calf Creek 
Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Boulder Town 
Phipps Arch (Arch) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5561  Calf Creek 
Escalante Natural Bridge (Bridge) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 5558  Calf Creek 
McGath Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 6680  Calf Creek 
Sand Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Calf Creek 
Willow Patch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Calf Creek 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon rostriflorus  Kellogg

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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