Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09528 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon parvus Pennell
Common name   Aquarius Plateau beardtongue
R.L. Johnson   4038  
Coll. Date 15 July 2004 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Aquarius Plateau E of Timbered Knoll on Loa-Escalante road.
     Elev.: 9505 ft. (2898 m.)
Habitat Notes black sage, mixed forb, grass 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° 8'  19" N, 111° 40'  19" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Penstemon parvus Pennell

Common Name(s): Aquarius Plateau beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33972, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09528s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04109s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09527 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. richardsonii   "Richardson's rubberweed" 1.4 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Timbered Knoll (Summit) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. W 9787  Smooth Knoll 
Rock Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. E 9495  Smooth Knoll 
Smooth Knoll Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 1.6 mi. N 9184  Smooth Knoll 
Smooth Knoll (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9394  Smooth Knoll 
Blackburn Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 8987  Smooth Knoll 
Allen Well Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Big Lake 
Allen Well (Well) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 9292  Big Lake 
Mitts Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8901  Smooth Knoll 
Peterson Grove (Woods) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. E 9426  Government Point 
Logging Grove (Woods) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 9147  Government Point 
Rock Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 9403  Big Lake 
Rock Spring Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   Big Lake 
Pelham Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. W 9141  Smooth Knoll 
Sage Hen Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. NW   Smooth Knoll 
Rock Spring Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 9722  Jacobs Reservoir 
Big Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. S 9882  Big Lake 
Birch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. E   Government Point 
Hare Valley (Basin) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. W 8898  Smooth Knoll 
Dark Valley Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 9423  Jacobs Reservoir 
Pelham Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. SW 9682  Big Lake 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon parvus  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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