Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08968 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon abietinus Pennell
Common name   fir-leaf beardtongue
Donna M. Barnes   3633  
Coll. Date 26 June 2003 
United States
Sevier County
Locality [Sevier Plateau, between German Flat and the Gooseberry Ranger Station], along Gooseberry-Fremont Road, ca. 7.8 road miles S of Exit 63 of I-70;
     Elev.: 7422 ft. (2263 m.)
Habitat Notes grass-forb meadow in oak-aspen community; dark soil. 
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'  6" N, 111° 42'  30" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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: 08968s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04310s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06810s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01220 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
06809 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" 2444 ft. E
08969 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
06810 Penstemon abietinus      "fir-leaf beardtongue" 2444 ft. E


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. NW 7241  Gooseberry Creek 
Long Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Gooseberry (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 7970  Gooseberry Creek 
Gooseberry Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 7855  Gooseberry Creek 
Sheep Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Gooseberry Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7924  Gooseberry Creek 
Hoodoo Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Abes Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Gooseberry Creek 
Porcupine Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Gates Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Brush Trail Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Rex Reservoir 
Gates Lake (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.7 mi. S 9646  Gooseberry Creek 
Abes Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 8754  Gooseberry Creek 
Hamilton Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 9731  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 9525  Gooseberry Creek 
Salina City Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 9049  Gooseberry Creek 
Taylor Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 8816  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 4 mi. SE 9515  Gooseberry Creek 
Oak Ridge (Ridge) Sevier County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 8015  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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