Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04109 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon parvus Pennell
Common name   Aquarius Plateau beardtongue
James G. Harris   2769  
Coll. Date 01 July 1996 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Aquarius Plateau, Big Lake enclosure.
     Elev.: 9800 ft. (2988 m.)
Habitat Notes dry meadow. 
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° 5'  46" N, 111° 41'  31" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


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

     Penstemon parvus Pennell

Common Name(s): Aquarius Plateau beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33972, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04109s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09528s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11890 Agoseris glauca  var. cronquistii   "Cronquist's mountain dandelion" 1.3 mi. SE
11882 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.3 mi. N
11889 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 1.3 mi. SE
11886 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 1.3 mi. N
08321 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 1.1 mi. S
11891 Haplopappus clementis      "Clement's goldenweed" 1.3 mi. SE
11884 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 1.3 mi. N
11893 Lupinus lepidus  var. utahensis  1.3 mi. SE
13238 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" 1.3 mi. N
11885 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" 1.3 mi. N
11883 Machaeranthera canescens      "gray tansy aster" 1.3 mi. N
11888 Oenothera flava  var. flava   "yellow evening primrose" 1.3 mi. SE
11981 Oxytropis oreophila  var. oreophila   "mountain oxytrope" 1.3 mi. SE
11881 Potentilla hippiana      "woolly cinquefoil" 1.3 mi. N
11887 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" 1.3 mi. N
11892 Solidago velutina      "three-nerved goldenrod" 1.3 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Big Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. S 9882  Big Lake 
Allen Well (Well) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 9292  Big Lake 
Allen Well Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Big Lake 
Timbered Knoll (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. N 9787  Smooth Knoll 
Pelham Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. W 9682  Big Lake 
Pelham Knoll (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. W 9764  Big Lake 
Butterfly Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. W 9725  Big Lake 
Rockwell Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 10158  Big Lake 
Rockwell Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 10158  Big Lake 
Rock Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. E 9403  Big Lake 
Butterfly Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. W 9725  Big Lake 
Pelham Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 9141  Smooth Knoll 
Roundy Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 9945  Big Lake 
Roundy Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 9964  Big Lake 
Roundy Reservoir Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 9964  Big Lake 
Rock Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 9495  Smooth Knoll 
Willow Bottom (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 10155  Big Lake 
Rock Spring Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. E   Big Lake 
Smooth Knoll Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 4.3 mi. N 9184  Smooth Knoll 
Aquarius Plateau (Plain) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. S 9876  Big Lake 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon parvus  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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