Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13633 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon comarrhenus A. Gray
Common name   dusty beardtongue
D.M. Barnes   3631  
Coll. Date 26 June 2003 
United States
Sevier County
Locality [Sevier Plateau, Gooseberry Valley], along Gooseberry-Fremont Road, ca. 5 road miles S of Exit 63 of I-70;
     Elev.: 6720 ft. (2049 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper-sage community; 
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 38° 50'  30" N, 111° 44'  16" 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 Sheet 2 of 2. 


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

     Penstemon comarrhenus Gray

Common Name(s): dusty beardtongue, dusty penstemon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33854, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13633s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04415s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06722s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08970s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10905s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06809 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" 2.1 mi. SW
06813 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
06811 Ipomopsis congesta  var. congesta   "ball-headed gilia" same section
06812 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
06810 Penstemon abietinus      "fir-leaf beardtongue" 2.1 mi. SW
08970 Penstemon comarrhenus      "dusty beardtongue" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hoodoo Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2046 ft. NE   Gooseberry Creek 
Porcupine Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 0.7 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Gates Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Brush Trail Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Rex Reservoir 
German Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 7241  Gooseberry Creek 
Twin Ponds (Lake) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 7635  Rex Reservoir 
The Rocks (Pillar) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. W 7130  Rex Reservoir 
Oak Belt Trail (Trail) Sevier County, UT 3.6 mi. N 6204  Steves Mountain 
Long Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Gooseberry (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 7970  Gooseberry Creek 
Soldier Canyon Dam Number 2 (Dam) Sevier County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 6204  Salina 
Beanies Hole (Basin) Sevier County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 6805  Steves Mountain 
Gooseberry Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 7855  Gooseberry Creek 
Rex Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 7317  Rex Reservoir 
Rex Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 7313  Rex Reservoir 
Sheep Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.9 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.9 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Wine Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Mount Terrill 
Gooseberry Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 4 mi. SE 7924  Gooseberry Creek 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 4 mi. NW 6224  Rex Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon comarrhenus  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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