Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06810 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon abietinus Pennell
Common name   fir-leaf beardtongue
R. Jolley   2002-5  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 20 May 2002 
United States
Sevier County
Locality on Highway 25 to Fish Lake, Gooseberry Creek road.
     Elev.: 7100 ft. (2165 m.)
Habitat Notes along roadside, sage-fir 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° 49'  N, 111° 43'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Penstemon abietinus Pennell

Common Name(s): firleaf beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33797, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06810s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04310s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08968s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06809 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" same section
06813 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1.5 mi. NE
08969 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 2444 ft. W
06811 Ipomopsis congesta  var. congesta   "ball-headed gilia" 1.5 mi. NE
06812 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 1.5 mi. NE
08968 Penstemon abietinus      "fir-leaf beardtongue" 2444 ft. W
13633 Penstemon comarrhenus      "dusty beardtongue" 2.1 mi. NE
08970 Penstemon comarrhenus      "dusty beardtongue" 2.1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
German Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 0.7 mi. N 7241  Gooseberry Creek 
Long Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Gooseberry (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 7970  Gooseberry Creek 
Hoodoo Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Gooseberry Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7855  Gooseberry Creek 
Sheep Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Gooseberry Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 7924  Gooseberry Creek 
Porcupine Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Gates Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Brush Trail Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3 mi. N   Rex Reservoir 
Abes Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Gates Lake (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 9646  Gooseberry Creek 
Hamilton Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 9731  Gooseberry Creek 
Abes Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 8754  Gooseberry Creek 
Rex Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 7317  Rex Reservoir 
Rex Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 7313  Rex Reservoir 
Twin Ponds (Lake) Sevier County, UT 3.5 mi. W 7635  Rex Reservoir 
Wine Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Mount Terrill 
Farnsworth Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 9525  Gooseberry Creek 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon abietinus  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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