Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00943 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon rydbergii A. Nelson
Infraspecific    var. aggregatus (Pennell) N.H. Holmgren
Common name   Rydberg's beardtongue
J.G. Harris   2194  
Coll. Date 05 August 1989 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Wasatch Plateau, Skyline Drive, near junction of Spring City Rd.; meadow.
     Elev.: 10496 ft. (3200 m.)
Habitat Notes high alpine 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 39° 25'  48" N, 111° 21'  30" W
Township Range T16S, R5E, Sec. 16  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Penstemon rydbergii var. aggregatus (Pennell) N. Holmgren

     Penstemon aggregatus Pennell
     Penstemon rydbergii ssp. aggregatus (Pennell) Keck

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529511, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00943s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07461s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07471s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09548s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11333s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01092 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
00942 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" same section
09890 Ranunculus adoneus      "alpine buttercup" 1252 ft. NW
01094 Viguiera multiflora  var. multiflora   "showy goldeneye" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Spring City Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 2692 ft. S 10470  South Tent Mountain 
Spring City Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. E 9876  South Tent Mountain 
Cedar Creek Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 10394  South Tent Mountain 
Black Canyon (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 10493  South Tent Mountain 
South Fork Oak Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Spring City 
Elizas Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. N   South Tent Mountain 
Meadow Fork Oak Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. W   South Tent Mountain 
North Tent Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. S 11073  South Tent Mountain 
Knob Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. N 10138  Spring City 
Meadow Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   South Tent Mountain 
Cow Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. N   South Tent Mountain 
Soren Peterson Meadow (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. E 10361  South Tent Mountain 
South Tent Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. S 11188  South Tent Mountain 
Becks Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. S 10476  Spring City 
Lowry Top (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. E 11132  South Tent Mountain 
Mountain Tunnel Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 10621  South Tent Mountain 
Brough Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   South Tent Mountain 
Little Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. S 10926  South Tent Mountain 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 10299  Spring City 
Little Buck Basin (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. SE   South Tent Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon rydbergii  A. Nelson

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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