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Penstemon moriahensis N. Holmgren

Barcode - Catalog Number9714
Institution CodeRENO
Basis of RecordSheet with standard mount
Other Catalog NumbersNESH 58638
FamilyScrophulariaceae
Scientific namePenstemon moriahensis N. Holmgren
SciName (verbatimScientificName)Penstemon moriahensis
Scientific Name AuthorshipN. Holmgren
GenusPenstemon
Specific Epithetmoriahensis
Taxon RankSpecies
Type Status CategoryIsotype
Primary Collector (recordedBy)Noel Herman Holmgren
Associated CollectorsPatricia Kern Holmgren
Collector Number (recordNumber)8609
Event Date17Jul1977
HabitatLocally common to frequent on open sagebrush-grass clopes.
Attributes (verbatiumAttributes)Many stems clustered, with well-developed short leafy shoots; inflorescence secund; sepal tips spreding; corolla ventricose-ampliate, the throat 2-ridged ventrally, the upper lip projecting and often forming a hood over the anthers, the lower lip spreading, the lobes broadly rounded, usually sky blue, the throat with a violet cast and the tube becoming white at the base, the palate white, sometimes with a few sparse hairs; stamiode white to pale blue with pale yellow hairs at the tip, included; anthers blackish with white hairs, the lower pair exserted under the upper lip.
CountryU.S.A.
State/ProvinceNevada
CountyWhite Pine
LocalityNorthern Snake Range, south of road to Mt. Moriah, 1.1 km (0.7 mi) beyond summit, 54 km (33.5 mi) airline distance east of Ely.
Verbatim CoordinatesT17N, R68E, S25.
Verbatim Elevation2800 m (9200 ft)
LanguageEnglish
Type Status W BasionymPenstemon moriahensis N. Holmgren, Brittonia 30: 422.1978.

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