Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11912 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon strictus Benth.
Common name   Rocky Mountain beardtongue
Donna M. Barnes   5362  
Coll. Date 08 August 2006 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Escalante Mountains, FR140, to Griffin Point, [E of Griffin Top, Clayton Spring vicinity, N of FR 140];
     Elev.: 10043 ft. (3062 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky slope N of road; 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 37° 58'  42" N, 111° 49'  47" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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: 11912s1.jpg specimen image: 11912d1.jpg specimen image: 11912c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01316s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03525s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03526s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04489s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05544s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05752s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10791s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11874d1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11918 Apocynum androsaemifolium  var. androsaemifolium   "spreading dogbane" same section
11908 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
13230 Cirsium arizonicum  var. bipinnatum   "Arizona thistle" same section
11917 Cirsium arizonicum  var. bipinnatum   "Arizona thistle" same section
11907 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" same section
11911 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
11910 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" same section
11909 Rubus idaeus      "red raspberry" same section
11916 Viguiera multiflora  var. multiflora   "showy goldeneye" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Clayton Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. S 10023  Barker Reservoir 
Sink Holes (Bend) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. SE 9938  Barker Reservoir 
Iron Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 10096  Barker Reservoir 
The Gap (Gap) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. S 9935  Barker Reservoir 
Velvet Lake (Swamp) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. E 10384  Barker Reservoir 
Coyote Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 9456  Pollywog Lake 
Blue Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. S 9672  Barker Reservoir 
Coyote Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. N   Posy Lake 
Yellow Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. S 9633  Barker Reservoir 
Iron Spring Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Barker Reservoir 
Wildcat Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. N 9889  Pollywog Lake 
Flat Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. S 9626  Barker Reservoir 
Joe Lay Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. S 9476  Barker Reservoir 
Lower Barker Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. S 9443  Barker Reservoir 
Lower Barker Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. S 9449  Barker Reservoir 
Escalante Mountains (Range) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. S 10588  Barker Reservoir 
Dry Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. N 9374  Pollywog Lake 
Barker Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. S 9531  Barker Reservoir 
Barker Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 9571  Barker Reservoir 
Dougherty Basin (Basin) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 9738  Barker Reservoir 


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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