Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06041 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon bracteatus D.D. Keck
Common name   Red Canyon beardtongue
Donna M. Barnes   2039  
Coll. Date 21 June 2001 
United States
Garfield County
Locality [Paunsaugunt Plateau, Thunder Mountain Trailhead vicinity, along FR113], 2 miles along dirt rd S of Hwy 12, W of the rest stop, across the road from the prairie dog sign;
     Elev.: 8038 ft. (2451 m.)
Habitat Notes Claron Formation, bristlecone pine-caespitose 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 37° 42'  10" N, 112° 16'  55" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Penstemon bracteatus Keck

Common Name(s): Red Canyon beardtongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33671, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06041s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14577 Artemisia nova  var. nova  1.3 mi. NW
06059 Astragalus humistratus  var. humivagans   "groundcover milkvetch" 1.6 mi. N
06057 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" 1.6 mi. N
04756 Castilleja parvula  var. revealii   "Reveal's paintbrush" 1088 ft. S
06031 Cymopterus minimus      "least spring parsley" same section
04753 Erigeron aphanactis  var. congestus   "rayless shaggy fleabane" 1088 ft. S
06055 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. N
14572 Eriogonum aretioides      "Widtsoe wild buckwheat" 2272 ft. N
06036 Eriogonum aretioides      "Widtsoe wild buckwheat" same section
04752 Eriogonum aretioides      "Widtsoe wild buckwheat" 1088 ft. S
06056 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1.6 mi. N
04757 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1088 ft. S
14573 Haplopappus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 2272 ft. N
14575 Linanthus caespitosus      "mat prickly phlox" 2272 ft. N
06054 Lithospermum multiflorum      "many-flowered stoneseed" 1.6 mi. N
15534 Lithospermum multiflorum      "many-flowered stoneseed" 1.1 mi. N
06037 Oxytropis oreophila  var. jonesii   "Jone's oxytrope" same section
04755 Oxytropis oreophila  var. jonesii   "Jone's oxytrope" 1088 ft. S
06117 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" 1.6 mi. N
14574 Phlox gladiformis      "musky phlox" 2272 ft. N
14579 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1.3 mi. NW
15532 Physaria chambersii  var. membranacea   "scurfy twinpod" 1 mi. N
06060 Physaria lepidota  var. membranacea   "scurfy twinpod" 1.6 mi. N
06035 Physaria rubicundula      "Bryce Canyon bladderpod" same section
06058 Piptatherum micranthum      "little-seed ricegrass" 1.6 mi. N
14580 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.3 mi. NW
06061 Sphaeromeria capitata      "common rock-tansy" 1.6 mi. N
14576 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" 2272 ft. N
14578 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" 1.3 mi. NW
04754 Townsendia jonesii  var. jonesii   "Jones' Townsend-daisy" 1088 ft. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wilson Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 9033  Wilson Peak 
Corral Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. N   Casto Canyon 
Cabin Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Bryce Canyon 
Butch Cassidy Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Casto Canyon 
Lightning Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Bryce Canyon 
Johnson Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7799  Bryce Canyon 
Red Canyon Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. N 7294  Wilson Peak 
Wilson Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Wilson Peak 
Hillsdale Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. SW   Wilson Peak 
Left Fork Blue Fly Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. S   Tropic Reservoir 
Ahlstrom Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. SE   Wilson Peak 
Berry Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. E   Flake Mountain West 
Right Fork Blue Fly Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. SE   Wilson Peak 
Horse Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. N 8147  Casto Canyon 
Black Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. NW 7901  Casto Canyon 
Red Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. NW   Wilson Peak 
Blue Fly Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. SE   Wilson Peak 
East Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. SE   Bryce Point 
Berry Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. NE 8055  Flake Mountain West 
Bald Hill (Summit) Sevier County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 7271  Wilson Peak 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon bracteatus  D.D. Keck

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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