Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05752 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon strictus Benth.
Common name   Rocky Mountain beardtongue
Donna M. Barnes   1033  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 17 July 2001 
United States
Daggett County
Locality Sheep Creek Geologic Loop, just S of Hope Creek, [FR218, ca. 1 road mile W of Summit Springs Guard Station, Uinta Mountains];
     Elev.: 8386 ft. (2557 m.)
Habitat Notes small pond; upland, aspen community. 
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 40° 52'  50" N, 109° 45'  44" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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):
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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.
05667 Allium cernuum      "nodding wild onion" same section
08883 Alopecurus aequalis  var. aequalis   "short-awn foxtail" 77 ft. W
05753 Anemone multifida  var. tetonensis   "Teton windflower" same section
08888 Antennaria parvifolia      "small-leaf pussytoes" 77 ft. W
08890 Arabis hirsuta  var. glabrata   "hairy rockcress" 77 ft. W
05661 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" same section
05749 Arnica longifolia      "spearleaf arnica" same section
05750 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
08712 Boechera microphylla     1.2 mi. W
05670 Campanula rotundifolia      "bluebell bellflower" same section
08892 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 77 ft. W
08709 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1.2 mi. W
05660 Elymus elymoides  subsp. californicus   "California squirreltail" same section
08887 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 77 ft. W
08886 Festuca saximontana  var. saximontana   "Rocky Mountain fescue" 77 ft. W
05678 Galium multiflorum  var. multiflorum  same section
05668 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" same section
08711 Lomatium juniperinum      "juniper biscuitroot" 1.2 mi. W
08891 Lupinus lepidus  var. utahensis  77 ft. W
08707 Mertensia lanceolata  var. coriacea   "smooth foothill bluebells" 1.2 mi. W
08713 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 1.2 mi. W
08708 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1.2 mi. W
05748 Orthocarpus luteus      "yellow owl's-clover" same section
08882 Penstemon caespitosus  var. caespitosus   "mat beardtongue" 77 ft. W
05679 Penstemon procerus  var. procerus   "pincushion beardtongue" same section
08889 Penstemon procerus  var. procerus   "pincushion beardtongue" 77 ft. W
08881 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
08885 Potentilla diversifolia      "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" 77 ft. W
05662 Potentilla gracilis  var. pulcherrima   "beautiful cinquefoil" same section
08714 Pulsatilla patens  subsp. multifida   "cut-leaf anemone" 1.2 mi. W
18065 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" same section
08884 Rorippa islandica  var. glabra  77 ft. W
18061 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" same section
18064 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
18062 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
18063 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
18060 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 1301 ft. NE
05666 Solidago nana      "dwarf goldenrod" same section
08710 Trifolium gymnocarpon      "hollyleaf clover" 1.2 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Whiskey Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 0.8 mi. NW   Jessen Butte 
Windy Ridge (Ridge) Daggett County, UT 1 mi. N 8393  Jessen Butte 
Summit Springs Guard Station (Locale) Daggett County, UT 0.9 mi. E 8281  Manila 
Summit Springs (Spring) Daggett County, UT 0.9 mi. E 8239  Manila 
Lost Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 1.6 mi. S 8120  Leidy Peak 
Honslinger Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Leidy Peak 
Ute Mountain (Summit) Daggett County, UT 1.7 mi. W 8836  Leidy Peak 
Scraper Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 2 mi. SE 8061  Elk Park 
Deep Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Leidy Peak 
Carter Creek Bridge (Bridge) Daggett County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 7632  Elk Park 
Death Valley Enclosure (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 7888  Manila 
Sheep Creek Hill (Summit) Daggett County, UT 2.8 mi. N 7874  Jessen Butte 
Deep Creek Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 7664  Elk Park 
Deep Creek Campground Bridge (Bridge) Daggett County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 7701  Elk Park 
Deep Creek Bridge (Bridge) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 7664  Elk Park 
Palisade Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 7054  Jessen Butte 
Palisades Memorial Park (Park) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 7018  Jessen Butte 
East Fork Deep Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.9 mi. SE   Elk Park 
Hope Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Jessen Butte 
Scraper Spring Draw (Valley) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Elk Park 


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

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