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Penstemon goodrichii

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Plant Information
Species: 
goodrichii
Species Authority: 
N.H. Holmgren
Subgenus: 
Penstemon
Section: 
Cristati
Habit Woodiness: herb
Lifespan: 
long-lived
Plant Height - Min: 
2.00dm
Plant Height - Max: 
3.50dm
Habitat Description: 
Low hills and plains in blue-gray and red sandy-clay derivatives of the Duchesne River Formation.
Distribution Range: 
Duchesne River Formation; endemic to the vicinity of Tridell and Lapoint, Uintah Co., Utah.
Soil Type: 
Blue-gray and red sandy-clay derivatives
Elevation - Min: 
1700.00m
Elevation - Max: 
1750.00m
Common Name: 
Lapoint Beardtongue
Other Notes: 

Penstemon goodrichii is closely related to P. marcusii, a species of similar habitats on the other side of the Tavaputs Plateau to the south. The Canyon Lands endemic differs from P. goodrichii.

 

Photos by Andi Wolfe ©2015-2017 - If you would like to use any of these photos, contact Andi Wolfe at Ohio State University

(https://eeob.osu.edu/people/wolfe.205)

First Bloom: May
Last Bloom: June
References: 
Holmgren NH. 1984. Penstemon and Keckiella. In Intermountain Flora, vol. 4. Ed. Arthur Cronquist et al. Bronx: The New York Botanical Garden.