Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12760 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Penstemon confusus M.E. Jones
Common name   Owens Valley beardtongue
Donna M. Barnes   5668  
   with Olga Kopp
Coll. Date 10 May 2007 
United States
Millard County
Locality Cricket Mountains, access road to Headlight Canyon, [Big Sage Valley];
     Elev.: 5674 ft. (1730 m.)
Habitat Notes edge of juniper community; in flat rock area. 
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 38° 54'  3" N, 112° 57'  33" 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 confusus M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Owens Valley beardtongue, Owens Valley penstemon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33683, click for more information and references)

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


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.
12751 Allium nevadense      "Nevada wild onion" 1.5 mi. N
12755 Androstephium breviflorum      "pink funnel lily" same section
12762 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
12745 Astragalus eurekensis      "Eureka milkvetch" 1.5 mi. N
12759 Astragalus newberryi  var. castoreus   "Newberry's milkvetch" same section
12748 Boechera microphylla  var. microphylla  1.5 mi. N
12756 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" same section
12742 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.5 mi. N
12753 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 1.5 mi. N
13235 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 1.5 mi. N
13234 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 1.5 mi. N
12740 Cryptantha humilis      "dwarf cat's eye" 1.5 mi. N
12761 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" same section
12771 Eremogone macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 1.1 mi. NE
12743 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1.5 mi. N
12754 Erysimum capitatum      "sand dune wallflower" same section
12758 Erysimum repandum      "spreading wallflower" same section
12772 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" 1.1 mi. NE
12750 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" 1.5 mi. N
12749 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" 1.5 mi. N
12738 Oenothera cespitosa  var. crinita   "tufted evening primrose" 1.5 mi. N
12773 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1.1 mi. NE
12744 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1.5 mi. N
12739 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1.5 mi. N
12757 Phlox muscoides      "moss phlox" same section
12737 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1.5 mi. N
12746 Ranunculus andersonii  var. andersonii   "Anderson's buttercup" 1.5 mi. N
12752 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 1.5 mi. N
12747 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.5 mi. N
12741 Streptanthus cordatus      "heart-leaf twistflower" 1.5 mi. N
12763 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Iron Basin (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 2 mi. N 5768  Candland Spring 
Big Sage Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 5538  Candland Spring 
Big Sage Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Cat Canyon 
Little Sage Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Candland Spring 
Cedar Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 3 mi. S 6001  Cat Canyon 
Poison Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 6027  Candland Spring 
Red Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. S 6113  Cat Canyon 
Red Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Sevier Lake NE 
Red Cove (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Sevier Lake NE 
Broadmouth Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Candland Spring 
Cricket Seeps (Spring) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. N 6060  Candland Spring 
Cedar Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. W   Sevier Lake NE 
Filmore Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.2 mi. NW   Candland Spring 
Georges Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. SE   Cat Canyon 
Georges Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 5138  Cat Canyon 
Georges Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 5.7 mi. SE 5391  Cat Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Penstemon confusus  M.E. Jones

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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