Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11874 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon strictus Benth.
Common name   Rocky Mountain beardtongue
Donna M. Barnes   5321  
Coll. Date 18 July 2006 
United States
Utah County
Locality [Nebo Loop Road], about 1 mile N of Black Canyon Road;
     Elev.: 8911 ft. (2717 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-fir 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 39° 51'  39" N, 111° 41'  56" 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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specimen image: 11912c1.jpg 
specimen image: 11912d1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00600 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1669 ft. E
11873 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" same section
00828 Astragalus convallarius      "lesser rushy milkvetch" 2 mi. NW
11877 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 1 mi. NW
00834 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" same section
00830 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 2 mi. NW
00602 Epilobium glandulosum     1669 ft. E
11875 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
00604 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 1669 ft. E
00829 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 2 mi. NW
00599 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 1669 ft. E
00831 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 2 mi. NW
11876 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1 mi. NW
00597 Polygonum aviculare      "creeping knotweed" 1669 ft. E
00542 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" same section
00601 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 1669 ft. E
00606 Trifolium repens      "white clover" 1669 ft. E
00605 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1669 ft. E
00603 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" 1669 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Twin Knolls (Summit) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 9187  Nebo Basin 
White Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Kemo Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Spooner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Beer Bottle Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1 mi. E 8337  Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Jumpoff Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Calkens Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Bear Trap Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E 7546  Nebo Basin 
Tie Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Middle Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Santaquin 
Salamander Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W 9210  Nebo Basin 
Levi Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Sawmill Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 


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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