Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12156 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon deustus Douglas ex Lindl.
Infraspecific    var. pedicellatus M.E. Jones
Common name   hot-rock beardtongue
J.G. Harris   4195  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 11 June 2006 
United States
Elko County
Locality Ruby Mountains, slopes above Angel Lake.
     Elev.: 8938 ft. (2725 m.)
Habitat Notes granite, schist ledges & slopes. 
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 41° 1'  47" N, 115° 5'  22" 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 deustus var. pedicellatus M.E. Jones

     Penstemon deustus ssp. heterander (Torr. & Gray) Pennell & Keck
     Penstemon deustus var. heterander (Torr. & Gray) Cronq.

Common Name(s): hotrock penstemon, scabland penstemon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529472, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Penstemon
                                        Species: Penstemon deustus
                                            Variety: Penstemon deustus var. pedicellatus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12156c1.jpg specimen image: 12156s2.jpg specimen image: 12156a1.jpg specimen image: 12156b1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12159 Boechera sparsiflora  var. sparsiflora  same section
12155 Eremogone kingii  var. glabrescens   "King's sandwort" same section
12160 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
12158 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" same section
12157 Penstemon humilis  var. humilis   "low beardtongue" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Angel Lake (Reservoir) Elko County, NV 1504 ft. SE 8383  Welcome 
Angel Lake Dam (Dam) Elko County, NV 1504 ft. SE 8383  Welcome 
Angel Lake Recreation Site (Locale) Elko County, NV 1777 ft. SE 8370  Welcome 
Smith Lake (Lake) Elko County, NV 2015 ft. NW 9111  Welcome 
Chimney Rock (Summit) Elko County, NV 1.1 mi. S 9784  Welcome 
Greys Peak (Summit) Elko County, NV 0.9 mi. SW 10644  Welcome 
Greys Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 1.5 mi. SW 9262  Welcome 
Greys Lake (Lake) Elko County, NV 1.5 mi. W 8747  Welcome 
Angel Creek Campground (Locale) Elko County, NV 2 mi. E 6634  Welcome 
Winchell Lake (Lake) Elko County, NV 3.2 mi. S 8629  Humboldt Peak 
Clover Guard Station (Locale) Elko County, NV 3.3 mi. N 6162  Welcome 
Penstock Siphon (Locale) Elko County, NV 3.7 mi. N 6267  Welcome 
North Fork Angel Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 3.2 mi. E   Welcome 
Ralph Fire Lane (Locale) Elko County, NV 4 mi. SE 6506  Humboldt Peak 
South Fork Herder Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 3.5 mi. W   Humboldt Peak 
Middle Fork Herder Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 3.5 mi. W   Welcome 
Picnic Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 4.2 mi. N   Welcome 
Clover Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 4.8 mi. N   Welcome 
South Fork Angel Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 3.7 mi. E   Welcome 
Welcome (Populated Place) Elko County, NV 4.9 mi. N 5686  Welcome 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon deustus  Douglas ex Lindl.

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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