Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 07615 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ScrophulariaceaePlantaginaceaeScrophulariaceae  
Species Penstemon caespitosus Nutt. ex A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. suffruticosus A. Gray
Common name   Tushar Mountains beardtongue
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2905  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 20 June 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Tropic Reservoir, W of Bryce Canyon National Park, rocky W facing slope above mudflats surrounding lake.
     Elev.: 8221 ft. (2506 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky W facing slope. 
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 37° 36'  7" N, 112° 14'  43" W
Township Range T37S, R4W, Sec. 8  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Penstemon tusharensis N. Holmgren

     Penstemon caespitosus var. suffruticosus Gray

Common Name(s): Tushar Range beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=34009, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07615s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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06053
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08882
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09954
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10621
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10630
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11933
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11961
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12946
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12946
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12946
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12959
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12959
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12959
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13572

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07616 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" same section
07614 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" same section
07665 Geranium caespitosum      "James' geranium" same section
07666 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. nudipes   "alpine woollywhite" same section
07652 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" same section
07653 Iris missouriensis      "Rocky Mountain iris" same section
07651 Oreoxis alpina      "alpine parsley" same section
07664 Potentilla crinita      "bearded cinquefoil" same section
07613 Potentilla crinita      "bearded cinquefoil" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Henderson Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. N   Bryce Point 
Tropic Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 0.7 mi. N 7861  Bryce Point 
Tropic Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. N 7835  Tropic Reservoir 
Tropic Reservoir Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. N 7835  Tropic Reservoir 
King Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. NW   Tropic Reservoir 
Badger Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Tropic Reservoir 
King Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. NW 7963  Tropic Reservoir 
Ingram Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Bryce Point 
Whiteman Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 8577  Bryce Point 
Shaker Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 8370  Bryce Point 
Mill Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Tropic Reservoir 
Trough Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 8337  Bryce Point 
Whiteman Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. E 8055  Bryce Point 
Bryce Canyon National Park (Park) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE 8212  Bryce Point 
Long Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. SW   Tropic Reservoir 
Swamp Canyon Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE 8042  Bryce Point 
Johnson Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Bryce Point 
Swamp Canyon Connecting Trail (Trail) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 7733  Bryce Point 
Skunk Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Tropic Reservoir 
Whiteman Connecting Trail (Trail) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8298  Bryce Point 

Links

Taxon Links for species Penstemon caespitosus  Nutt. 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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Penstemon+caespitosus

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