Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Catalog #: RMBL0009774
Occurrence ID (GUID): 84ee9a5a-718e-46db-8845-58b060ddf57e
Taxon: Penstemon caespitosus Nutt. ex A.Gray
Family: Plantaginaceae
Determiner: Williams, Charles F. (2010-07-06)
ID References: Colorado Flora 3rd ed.
Collector: Williams, Charles F.   2010-0134   
Date: 2010-07-06
Locality: United States, Colorado, Hinsdale, Cathedral, 1 mi. S jct. Pinos-Cebolla Rd, where road crosses Cebolla Creek and enters canyon. Around cabin and 160 acres of Bob and Scottie Willey.
38.07857  -107.03918 +-100m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: T44N R2W sec12 NE 1/4
Elevation: 2742 meters Verbatim Elevation: 8995 ft.
Habitat: Dry slopes and lower cliff faces along S facing metamorphic cliff band above Cebolla Creek. Growing in bare soil on slopes below cliffs.
Associated Species: Dry scrub vegetation dominated by rabbitbrush, sage, and gooseberry and unique species found in cracks in cliff face.
Description: Flowers blue, small (15-20mm). Anthers glabrous, staminode orange-yellow, hairy. Leaves very narrow ((1-2mm), linear, < 20mm long, ~pubescent. Plants wiry.
Reproductive Condition: Flower
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Record ID: 84ee9a5a-718e-46db-8845-58b060ddf57e
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: C.F. Rick Williams, Curator (
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