Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01123 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon palmeri A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. palmeri 
Common name   Palmer's beardtongue
J.G. Harris   1979  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 25 June 1988 
United States
Utah County
Locality Payson Canyon, Maple Bench, 11 km due SSE of Payson.
     Elev.: 5865 ft. (1788 m.)
Habitat Notes dry, sloping roadcut. 
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° 57'  52" N, 111° 41'  22" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Penstemon palmeri var. palmeri Gray

     Penstemon palmeri ssp. typicus Keck

Common Name(s): Palmer penstemon, Palmer's penstemon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33739, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Penstemon
                                        Species: Penstemon palmeri
                                            Variety: Penstemon palmeri var. palmeri


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.
00667 Acer negundo      "boxelder" same section
01124 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" same section
00865 Agrostis exarata      "spike bentgrass" same section
04434 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" 2715 ft. SW
00668 Apocynum androsaemifolium  var. pumilum   "spreading dogbane" 1.4 mi. S
04438 Arrhenatherum elatius      "tall oat-grass" 2715 ft. SW
04410 Avena fatua  var. fatua   "wild oats" 2715 ft. SW
04432 Bromus briziformis      "rattlesnake brome" 2715 ft. SW
00856 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" same section
04428 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" 2307 ft. W
00752 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 2715 ft. SW
00755 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 2715 ft. SW
04439 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" 2715 ft. SW
00751 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" 2715 ft. SW
00753 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 2715 ft. SW
00863 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" same section
04431 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" 2715 ft. SW
00663 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00855 Hackelia micrantha      "small-flowered stickseed" 1.4 mi. S
14901 Iris       "iris" same section
04430 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" 2715 ft. SW
04437 Juncus articulatus      "jointleaf rush" 2715 ft. SW
00864 Juncus articulatus      "jointleaf rush" same section
04429 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  2307 ft. W
00666 Lactuca tatarica  var. pulchella   "blue lettuce" same section
14955 Lathyrus brachycalyx      "Bonneville sweetpea" same section
04529 Leymus cinereus      "Great Basin wildrye" same section
00664 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" same section
08654 Medicago falcata      "yellow alfalfa" 1.4 mi. S
00760 Nemophila breviflora      "basin nemophila" 2715 ft. SW
03954 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 2715 ft. SW
00757 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 2715 ft. SW
00857 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
04436 Phleum pratense      "timothy" 2715 ft. SW
04435 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" 2715 ft. SW
00759 Poa pratensis      "Kentucky bluegrass" 2715 ft. SW
06432 Ranunculus aquatilis  var. capillaceus  same section
06433 Sagittaria cuneata      "northern arrowhead" same section
14960 Sambucus cerulea     1.3 mi. SW
00669 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 1.4 mi. S
00858 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
14907 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
00756 Stellaria jamesiana     2715 ft. SW
04433 Thinopyrum intermedium  subsp. intermedium   "intermediate wheatgrass" 2715 ft. SW
00758 Veronica biloba      "twolobe speedwell" 2715 ft. SW
00665 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" same section
00754 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 2715 ft. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Maple Bench Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 820 ft. W 5929  Payson Lakes 
Right Fork Peteeneet Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1223 ft. NW   Payson Lakes 
Maple Dell Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 2526 ft. N 5624  Payson Lakes 
Maple Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2592 ft. SW 6408  Payson Lakes 
Maple Lake Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2592 ft. SW 6408  Payson Lakes 
Coal Pit Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Dry Lake Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S 7084  Payson Lakes 
Dry Lake Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 7185  Payson Lakes 
Wimmer Ranch Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE   Payson Lakes 
Frank Young Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Payson Lakes 
Shram Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Payson Lakes 
Big Spring Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Payson Lakes 
Shingle Mill Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Payson Lakes 
Castle Rock Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Payson Lakes 
Pete Winward Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 7028  Payson Lakes 
Pete Winward Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 7028  Payson Lakes 
Red Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 6943  Payson Lakes 
The Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Payson Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon palmeri  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

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