Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06756 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon fremontii Torr. & Gray ex A. Gray
Common name   Fremont's beardtongue
Donna M. Barnes   2214  
   with K. Barnes, M. Barnes
Coll. Date 15 May 2002 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Book Cliffs-Roan cliffs, road ca 0.5 mi E of Coral.
     Elev.: 6170 ft. (1881 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; dry silty soil, desert pvmnt. 
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° 48'  N, 109° 16'  W
Township Range T12S, R24E, Sec. 6, NE1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Penstemon fremontii Torr. & Gray ex Gray

Common Name(s): Fremont penstemon, Fremont's beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33892, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06756s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10437s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06754 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" same section
06752 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
06750 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
06755 Lappula occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western stickseed" same section
06753 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" same section
06751 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
06742 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" same section
06757 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cedar Corral (Summit) Uintah County, UT 725 ft. N 6162  Archy Bench SE 
Seely Cabin (Locale) Uintah County, UT 2227 ft. E 6132  Archy Bench SE 
Oil Springs Oil and Gas Field (Oilfield) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 5988  Rainbow 
Kings Well (Well) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 5798  Rainbow 
Long Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Burnt Timber Canyon 
East Fork Asphalt Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Rainbow 
East Seep Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. E   Burnt Timber Canyon 
Rock House Gas Field (Oilfield) Uintah County, UT 5.4 mi. N 5893  Archy Bench SE 
Wolf Den (Locale) Uintah County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 6519  Burnt Timber Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon fremontii  Torr. & Gray ex 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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