Penstemon tenuiflorus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPlantaginaceae
Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
GenusPenstemon
SpeciesPenstemon tenuiflorus Pennell
Common NameEastern whiteflower 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: ;
C value
StatusNative; TN[S3] KY[S4?] (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.

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  • 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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Allen (KY), Barren (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Crittenden (KY), Edmonson (KY), Graves (KY), Hart (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), Marshall (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Simpson (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Benton (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Chester (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Lewis (TN), McNairy (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Perry (TN), Putnam (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Wayne (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1935 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100737897 Lyon Kentucky 04 May 1956 Mary Wharton
9802
EKY
Penstemon tenuiflorus
31234100668951 Barren Kentucky 22 May 1979 G.P. Johnson
714
EKY
Penstemon tenuiflorus
31234100668928 Logan Kentucky 13 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3362
EKY
Penstemon tenuiflorus
31234100668902 Barren Kentucky 20 May 1995 Charles J. Lapham
357
EKY
Penstemon tenuiflorus
31234100668944 Barren Kentucky 19 May 1979 George P. Johnson
691
EKY
Penstemon tenuiflorus
BEREA018196 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Penstemon tenuiflorus
BEREA018198 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194309 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194279 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194312 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194266 Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194301 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194278 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194311 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
31234100748407 Warren Kentucky 26 May 1969 W. Meijer
EKY
Penstemon tenuiflorus
31234100668969 Logan Kentucky 18 May 1987 George P. Johnson
3023
EKY
Penstemon tenuiflorus
31234100668910 Logan Kentucky 18 May 1987 George P. Johnson
3023
EKY
Penstemon tenuiflorus
BEREA018197 Edmonson Kentucky
BEREA
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194304 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194286 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194285 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194267 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194300 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194809 Caldwell Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194284 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194305 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194314 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194310 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194275 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194280 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194283 Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194313 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194271 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194297 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194274 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194290 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194272 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194287 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194298 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194316 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194308 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194315 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194811 Muhlenberg Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194307 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194276 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194299 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194296 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194268 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194288 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194289 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194292 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194812 Trigg Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194277 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194294 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194282 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0036892 Simpson Kentucky 15 May 1973 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002169 Todd Kentucky 17 May 1969 L Settle
4322
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002165 Marshall Tennessee 04 Jun 2009 Margret Rhinehart
183
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002179 Montgomery Tennessee 17 May 1982 E M Twombly
144
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194810 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194302 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194306 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194295 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194303 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194291 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194270 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194273 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194281 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194269 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0194293 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0086795 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002173 Rutherford Tennessee 03 Jun 1940 J M Shaver
8293
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0036894 Crittenden Kentucky 31 May 1993 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002151 Trigg Kentucky 19 May 1988 E W Chester
88-52
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0106944 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002168 Rutherford Tennessee 03 May 1989 M Guthrie
2205
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0045477 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0007088 Montgomery Tennessee 29 Apr 2010 Elisa Takalo Lund
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0045472 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002167 Rutherford Tennessee 12 May 2009 Roger McCoy
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0036890 Warren Kentucky 04 Jun 1971 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0050333 Edmonson Kentucky 25 May 1988 Landon McKinney
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002148 Stewart Tennessee 07 May 1987 E W Chester
87-151
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0078159 Graves Kentucky 12 May 1970
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002150 Trigg Kentucky 19 May 1987 E W Chester
87-212
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0036893 Hart Kentucky 29 Aug 1976 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002160 Stewart Tennessee 22 May 1981 E W Chester
81-255
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002176 Cheatham Tennessee 17 May 1939 J M Shaver
8341
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002181 Trigg Kentucky 17 May 1969 L C Forrest
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0094342 Wayne Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002182 Montgomery Tennessee 07 May 1970 E W Chester
2299
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002156 Stewart Tennessee 17 May 1988 E W Chester
88-50
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002170 Stewart Tennessee 14 May 1980 J Stack, L Carpenter
280
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0082984 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0040533 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002171 Trigg Kentucky 08 May 2004 R L Thompson, D B Poindexter
4-398
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002162 Stewart Tennessee 14 Jun 1966 W H Ellis
1515
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0106942 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0068792 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002152 Trigg Kentucky 31 May 1986 E W Chester
86-202
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0096201 Logan Kentucky 02 May 1985
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002174 Robertson Tennessee 01 Jun 1940 J M Shaver
8321
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002147 Trigg Kentucky 11 Jun 1965 William H. Ellis
27
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002157 Stewart Tennessee 02 May 1987 E W Chester
87-138
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0106941 Allen Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002180 Cheatham Tennessee 29 Apr 1969 M B Perry
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0058937 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0070068 Warren Kentucky 22 May 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002164 Lyon Kentucky 26 May 1987 E W Chester
87-217
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002161 Stewart Tennessee 05 May 1988 E W Chester
88-43
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0045465 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002153 Trigg Kentucky 26 May 1988 E W Chester, S Holt
88-60
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002154 Stewart Tennessee 21 May 1966 W H Ellis, A Clebsch
1162
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
HTTU022712 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon tenuiflorus
MTSU019517 Davidson Tennessee
MTSU
Penstemon tenuiflorus
MTSU019516 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Penstemon tenuiflorus
MTSU019515 Davidson Tennessee
MTSU
Penstemon tenuiflorus
TENN-V-0245295 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon tenuiflorus
UCHT026129 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon tenuiflorus
UCHT026128 Trigg Kentucky
UCHT
Penstemon tenuiflorus
UCHT036820 Dickson Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon tenuiflorus
UCHT039130 Marshall Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002149 Lyon Kentucky 24 Apr 1988 C You
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0106943 Livingston Kentucky 10 May 1975 Raymond Athey
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002178 Stewart Tennessee 15 May 1968 H R Brock
3539
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0050625 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0099750 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0109826 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0108119 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002155 Lyon Kentucky 17 May 1986 E W Chester
86-184
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002158 Trigg Kentucky 22 Apr 1967 H C Phillips, P Wallen
2699
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002172 Stewart Tennessee 01 Jun 1983 E W Chester
83-81
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0106945 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
APSC0002175 Cheatham Tennessee 06 May 1935 J M Shaver
8345
APSC
Penstemon tenuiflorus
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Penstemon tenuiflorus - Ashley B. Morris
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Ashley B. Morris
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Ashley B. Morris
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Ashley B. Morris
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Ashley B. Morris
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Ashley B. Morris
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
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Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Dwayne Estes
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Milo Pyne
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Milo Pyne
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Milo Pyne
Penstemon tenuiflorus - Milo Pyne