Penstemon canescens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPlantaginaceae
Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
GenusPenstemon
SpeciesPenstemon canescens (Britton) Britton
Common Nameeastern gray beardtongue
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.0
C value 7
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Penstemon laevigatus var. canescens Penstemon laevigatus var. canescens

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Adair (KY), Anderson (KY), Bell (KY), Boyle (KY), Christian (KY), Clark (KY), Clay (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Floyd (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Lawrence (KY), Letcher (KY), Lincoln (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Nelson (KY), Owen (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Woodford (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cannon (TN), Cheatham (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Jackson (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UOS, APSC, EKY, HTTU, KNK, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1934 - 2009

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100738028 Pike Kentucky 20 May 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8364
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100737947 Powell Kentucky 19 May 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4956
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100737970 Estill Kentucky 13 May 1987 Richard G. Guetig
54
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100738010 Madison Kentucky 22 May 1993 Susan Wind
51
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667631 Lawrence Kentucky 10 May 2003 Romie Hughart
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667565 Christian Kentucky 22 May 1984 Raymond Athey
4890
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667698 Pike Kentucky 08 Jun 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8565
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667649 Letcher Kentucky 19 May 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
67
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100738002 Lincoln Kentucky 29 May 1991 Ronald L. Jones
7356b
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667730 Morgan Tennessee 23 May 1980 T. Filipczak
192
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100737962 Estill Kentucky 29 May 1979 Jeffrey D. Sole
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667664 Marion Kentucky 27 Apr 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1335
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667599 Boyle Kentucky 16 May 1999 Ross C. Clark
24393
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667607 Clark Kentucky 27 May 1955 Mary Ruth Beckett
400
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667581 Bell Kentucky 24 Jul 2005 Amy V. McIntosh, Jacob Stewart, John McIntosh
1300
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667557 Anderson Kentucky 12 Jun 1956 Mary E. Wharton
10073
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667623 Fayette Kentucky 28 Jun 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9067b
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100737996 Jackson Kentucky July 1989 Joe Abner
89-93
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667615 Estill Kentucky 02 Jun 1987 Richard G. Guetig
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100668563 Floyd Kentucky 20 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2442
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667672 Owen Kentucky 05 May 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8455
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100737988 Jackson Kentucky 21 May 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1461
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667722 Cheatham Tennessee 22 May 1976 Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667680 Pike Kentucky 09 Jun 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8640
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667706 Pike Kentucky 22 May 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8473
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31234100667656 Letcher Kentucky 23 May 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
120
EKY
Penstemon canescens
31973000019283 Marion Kentucky
KNK
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194163 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194153 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194412 Adair Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194116 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194423 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194146 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194155 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194414 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194413 Estill Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194157 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194422 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194158 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194415 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
31234100667573 Bell Kentucky 14 May 1974 J. Stuart Lassetter
2044
EKY
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194421 Clay Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194149 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194148 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194446 Woodford Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194424 Nelson Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0241752 Nelson Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194416 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194164 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194113 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194117 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194166 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194147 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194112 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194154 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194165 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194118 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194162 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194151 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194114 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194156 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194115 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194160 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194168 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194150 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194159 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194161 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194167 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
APSC0053013 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0050012 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002317 McCreary Kentucky 02 Jun 2006 D Estes, B E Wofford, R Small
9025
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002324 White Tennessee 18 May 1941 A J Sharp
1592
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002323 Knox Tennessee 24 May 1935 A J Sharp
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002322 Rhea Tennessee 07 Jun 1940 J M Shaver
8297
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002239 Unicoi Tennessee 10 Jun 1957 AJ Sharp and H Robinson
22322
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002237 Monroe Tennessee 20 May 2009 Aaron Floden
885
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002312 Sevier Tennessee 12 Jun 1934 H M Jennison
1216
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002315 Polk Tennessee 08 Jun 1939 J M Shaver
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002242 Davidson Tennessee 24 Jun 1939 P F Street
8340
APSC
Penstemon canescens
HTTU011562 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU011588 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU028996 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU025073 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU011080 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
TENN-V-0194152 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002311 Jefferson Tennessee 26 May 1940 J M Shaver
8301
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002319 White Tennessee 19 May 1941 J M Shaver
2850
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002321 Cannon Tennessee 04 Jul 1938 H K Svenson
9290
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002316 Polk Tennessee 08 Jun 1939 P F Street
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0002235 Polk Tennessee 05 Jun 2009 Aaron Floden
916
APSC
Penstemon canescens
APSC0083223 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon canescens
HTTU009583 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU025072 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU030559 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU011563 Anderson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU028968 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU011083 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU030560 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU009585 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU030561 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU024021 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU025074 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU030433 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU011082 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU030562 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU009584 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU009582 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU033148 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU033151 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU011081 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026103 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026119 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026114 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026109 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026116 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
HTTU024391 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
HTTU026000 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026110 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026111 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026095 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT040643 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026118 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026085 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026098 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT040640 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026113 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT035784 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026088 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026093 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT039138 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT040641 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026086 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT035710 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT039064 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026102 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026120 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026112 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026117 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT037581 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT035724 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026092 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UOS04824 Blount Tennessee 11 May 1988 Richard K. Clements
909
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04825 Franklin Tennessee 26 May 1962 M.H. Moisio
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04830 Franklin Tennessee 25 May 1985 R.K. Clements
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04826 Franklin Tennessee 23 May 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04837 Franklin Tennessee 19 May 1968 Gallager
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04832 Franklin Tennessee 23 May 1962 Marvin Singleton
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04835 Franklin Tennessee 22 May 1986 R.K. Clements
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04828 Franklin Tennessee 08 May 2006 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04836 Franklin Tennessee 12 May 1959 S. Lazell
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04833 Franklin Tennessee 23 Jun 1997 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026106 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT040642 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026087 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026096 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026115 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UCHT026104 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon canescens
UOS04829 Franklin Tennessee 22 May 1986 R.K. Clements
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04823 Franklin Tennessee 28 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04834 Franklin Tennessee 21 May 1959 Robert B. McManis
UOS
Penstemon canescens
UOS04831 Franklin Tennessee 30 May 1996 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Penstemon canescens
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Penstemon canescens - Joey Shaw
Penstemon canescens - Joey Shaw
Penstemon canescens - Joey Shaw
Penstemon canescens - Joey Shaw
Penstemon canescens - Joey Shaw
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Penstemon canescens - Joey Shaw
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