University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00987685
Secondary Catalog #: 542307
Taxon: Penstemon saxosorum Pennell
Family: Plantaginaceae
Collector: Rea Orthner   1166   
Date: 2011-06-21
Verbatim Date:21 June 2011
Locality: United States, Colorado, Pitkin, Upper Roaring Fork Valley. Pitkin County Open Space. Along the Ridge Trail on the Droste property.
39.227697  -106.892345
Verbatim Coordinates: Z13 336659E 4343751N; T9S R85W SEC33 SW¼ of SW¼
Elevation: 2618 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 8590 ft
Habitat: Steep south-facing clay slopes derived from Mancos shale. Overall vegetative cover is less than 5%. With Purshia tridentata, Apocynum androsaemifolium, Eucephalus glaucus, Penstemon osterhoutii, Chaenactis douglasii, Cymopterus planosus.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Occurrence Remarks: NAD 83. USGS 7.5' Highland Peak Quad. Flowers blue. "Upland beardtongue".
Specimen Images
Record Id: 9331bccc-c1a8-485f-a9f9-301a77968b91
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9331bccc-c1a8-485f-a9f9-301a77968b91
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: J Ryan Allen (
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