Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09428 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon carnosus Pennell
Common name   fleshy beardtongue
D.M. Barnes   3890  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 11 May 2004 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument, Burr trail road at boundary between Capitol Reef National Park and EGSNM, at beginning of pavement.
     Elev.: 7820 ft. (2384 m.)
Habitat Notes roadcut; pinyon-juniper 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 37° 51'  56" N, 111° 17'  31" W
UTM 12 4190938N  474321E 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes CRNP Catalog: CARE 3275, Accession: CARE-000239. 


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

     Penstemon carnosus Pennell

Common Name(s): fleshy beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33673, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14374 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 2130 ft. E
01296 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1 mi. N
14371 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 1.3 mi. SE
14373 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 2130 ft. E
14367 Ericameria nauseosa  var. arenaria  1.4 mi. SE
14372 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  1.3 mi. SE
14369 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.3 mi. SE
14368 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.3 mi. SE
14375 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" 1523 ft. NE
14377 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 1523 ft. NE
01299 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 1 mi. N
14370 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" 1.3 mi. SE
01300 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" 1 mi. N
12545 Psoralidium       "scurfpea" same section
01301 Yucca harrimaniae  var. harrimaniae   "Spanish bayonet" 1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Long Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Lamp Stand 
Steep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
King Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. S 6211  King Bench 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Steep Creek Bench 
Rattlesnake Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. N 6733  Steep Creek Bench 
Steep Creek Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6490  Steep Creek Bench 
Deer Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. W 5814  King Bench 
Hot Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. W   Steep Creek Bench 
The Gulch Outstanding Natural Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. S 5486  King Bench 
White Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. E   Lamp Stand 
Egg Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. N   Lamp Stand 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. W   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Long Canyon Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 6506  Lamp Stand 
Deer Creek Recreation Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 5650  King Bench 
Slickrock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. NW   Steep Creek Bench 
Wolverine Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. SE 6116  Pioneer Mesa 
Long Neck (Cape) Garfield County, UT 6.2 mi. NW 6985  Steep Creek Bench 
Long Neck Cabin (Locale) Garfield County, UT 6.2 mi. NW 6982  Steep Creek Bench 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon carnosus  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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