Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01316 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon strictus Benth.
Common name   Rocky Mountain beardtongue
Kim Anderson   156  
Coll. Date 12 August 1991 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Escalante Mountains, North Creek.
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° 57'  50" N, 111° 55'  37" W
Township Range T33S, R1W, Sec. 5  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Specimen Notes North Creek transect. 


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

     Penstemon strictus Benth.

     Penstemon strictus ssp. angustus Pennell

Common Name(s): Rocky Mountain beardtongue, Rocky Mountain penstemon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33772, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01316s1.jpg

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.
01314 Eriogonum       "nodding wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. NW
01315 Gilia       "Arizona scarlet gilia" 1.5 mi. NW
01317 Hymenoxys       "Cooper's rubberweed" same section
01318 Machaeranthera canescens      "mountain gray tansy aster" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
North Creek Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1575 ft. W   Grass Lakes 
Mud Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. S 9223  Grass Lakes 
Robs Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. E 9587  Grass Lakes 
Black Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 8750  Grass Lakes 
Otter Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 9722  Grass Lakes 
Grass Lakes (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. S 9587  Grass Lakes 
Pacer Lake Reservoir Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 9121  Grass Lakes 
Pacer Lake (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 9121  Grass Lakes 
Trail Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. E 9935  Grass Lakes 
Pacer Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 9348  Grass Lakes 
Bug Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 10345  Grass Lakes 
Mud Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8580  Antimony 
Mud Lake Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. N 8491  Antimony 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Adams Head 
Center Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Grass Lakes 
Twin Lakes (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 9088  Grass Lakes 
Cow Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. NW   Adams Head 
Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Adams Head 
Johns Valley (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Bryce Canyon 
North Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Grass Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon strictus  Benth.

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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