Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05544 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon strictus Benth.
Common name   Rocky Mountain beardtongue
K.T. Harper   2001-335b  
   with R. Van Buren, D. Clark
Coll. Date 12 July 2001 
United States
Wayne County
Locality head of Sand Creek.
     Elev.: 7876 ft. (2401 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil. 
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° 21'  42" N, 111° 27'  34" W
Township Range T28S, R4E, Sec. 22  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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: 05544s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 03525s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 11912c1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05543 Cryptantha cinerea  var. jamesii   "James' cat's eye" 1 mi. S
08353 Erigeron awapensis      "Awapa fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
05550 Thelypodium integrifolium      "tall thelypody" 1 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Stair Trail (Trail) Wayne County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 7933  Torrey 
Hells Hole (Basin) Wayne County, UT 1 mi. N 8672  Torrey 
Sulphur Basin (Basin) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. N 9108  Flat Top 
The Ant Hill (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 9272  Torrey 
Indian Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 9653  Flat Top 
Sand Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. N 10033  Flat Top 
East Sand Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. N 10210  Flat Top 
Hickman Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. N 9269  Flat Top 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. N 10191  Flat Top 
Wiffs Pasture (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. N 10233  Flat Top 
Sand Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 8285  Flat Top 
Chaffin Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. N 10342  Flat Top 
Velvet Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. S 7366  Torrey 
Point Lookout (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. N 10096  Flat Top 
Holt Draw (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Torrey 
Saddle Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 9741  Lyman 
Torrey Canal (Canal) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. S 6874  Torrey 
Torrey Airport (Airport) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 6936  Torrey 
Sawmill Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. N 10197  Flat Top 
Saddle Pass Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. NW 9485  Lyman 


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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