Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10905 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon comarrhenus A. Gray
Common name   dusty beardtongue
D.W. Woodruff   2005-124  
Coll. Date 03 August 2005 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Escalante Mountain, Hall Creek jeep trail.
     Elev.: 8240 ft. (2512 m.)
Habitat Notes grassy openings in ponderosa, oak. 
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° 50'  5.8" N, 111° 51'  8.5" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Penstemon comarrhenus Gray

Common Name(s): dusty beardtongue, dusty penstemon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33854, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10905s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04415s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06722s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08970s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13633s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01101 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 1.7 mi. E
00954 Astragalus subcinereus  var. silerianus   "Siler's milkvetch" 1.7 mi. E
10919 Ligusticum porteri      "Porter's licorice-root" 1.5 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Barker Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. SE   Griffin Point 
Birch Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. S 7714  Griffin Point 
Boiling Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9935  Griffin Point 
Hall Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Barker Reservoir 
Birch Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE   Griffin Point 
Little Jake Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Griffin Point 
Horse Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 10122  Sweetwater Creek 
Right Fork Little Jake Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Griffin Point 
Spencer Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Sweetwater Creek 
Griffin Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 10322  Griffin Point 
Cherry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Sweetwater Creek 
Davis Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 7582  Griffin Point 
Mud Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. N 10437  Barker Reservoir 
Horse Creek Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. W 9613  Sweetwater Creek 
Mitchell Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 9065  Griffin Point 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Sweetwater Creek 
Marts Pasture (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. E 7287  Griffin Point 
Corn Creek Mine (Mine) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. SE 7340  Griffin Point 
Barney Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. S 10427  Sweetwater Creek 
White Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. E 7894  Griffin Point 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon comarrhenus  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

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