Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15966 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon fremontii Torr. & Gray ex A. Gray
Common name   Fremont's beardtongue
R.D. Fitts   2009-14  
Coll. Date 19 May 2009 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Weaver Canyon, S of the White River;
     Elev.: 5580 ft. (1701 m.)
Habitat Notes scree slope of red shale; with Elymus salinus. 
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 39° 58'  8.17" N, 109° 5'  40.83" W
UTM 12 4426049N  662717E 
Datum NAD83 
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 fremontii Torr. & Gray ex Gray

Common Name(s): Fremont penstemon, Fremont's beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33892, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06756s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10437s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15982 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" same section
16011 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
16006 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
15964 Astragalus lutosus      "Dragon milkvetch" 1.1 mi. S
15983 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 2621 ft. S
14032 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" same section
15981 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" 2834 ft. SE
16013 Eriogonum batemanii      "Bateman's wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. W
15974 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" 1.8 mi. NW
15972 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. W
14031 Galium multiflorum      "shrubby bedstraw" same section
16009 Gilia stenothyrsa     1.1 mi. W
15970 Lappula squarrosa      "European stickseed" 1.8 mi. NW
16007 Mentzelia multicaulis      "many-stemmed blazingstar" 1.1 mi. W
14030 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. pachyphyllus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" same section
15969 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.8 mi. NW
15979 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 2806 ft. SE
15965 Phlox muscoides      "moss phlox" 1.1 mi. SE
15973 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 1.8 mi. NW
14029 Physaria subumbellata      "parasol bladderpod" same section
15980 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 2806 ft. SE
15971 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" same section
15984 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 2881 ft. S
16008 Zuckia brandegeei  var. brandegeei   "siltbush" 1.1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Walsh Knolls 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Evacuation Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Davis Canyon 
Duck Rock (Pillar) Uintah County, UT 2.9 mi. W 5177  Southam Canyon 
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Gilsonite Draw (Valley) Rio Blanco County, CO 5 mi. NE   Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5.3 mi. SE   Banta Ridge 
Iron Bridge Mine (Mine) Rio Blanco County, CO 6.4 mi. NE 5315  Walsh Knolls 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon fremontii  Torr. & Gray 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

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