Penstemon laevigatus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPlantaginaceae
Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
GenusPenstemon
SpeciesPenstemon laevigatus Aiton
Common NameEastern smooth 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: 3.8
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (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

SynonymFull Citation
Penstemon penstemon Penstemon penstemon

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: Barren (KY), Bath (KY), Calloway (KY), Edmonson (KY), Estill (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Harlan (KY), Henry (KY), Jackson (KY), Letcher (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Mercer (KY), Montgomery (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Dyer (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Smith (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), Weakley (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1938 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100668357 Garrard Kentucky 22 May 2011 W. W. Overbeck
1254
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100737905 Fayette Tennessee 25 May 2005 Robert Oney
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668423 Carroll Tennessee 09 Jun 1972 Betty Ann Thompson
535
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668381 Livingston Kentucky 29 May 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1530
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668373 Letcher Kentucky 16 Jun 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
215
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100667912 Jackson Kentucky 04 Jun 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4294
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31973000019305 Greene Tennessee
KNK
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194201 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194191 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194198 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193878 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194210 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194229 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194217 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668365 Henry Kentucky 06 Jun 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
216
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
N/A Shelby Tennessee 11 May 1979 Vernon Bates
921
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668324 Estill Kentucky 17 Jun 1987 Richard G. Guetig
278
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668407 Mercer Kentucky 15 Jun 1957 Mary E. Wharton
10847
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668340 Franklin Kentucky 07 Jun 1957 Mary E. Wharton
10824
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668431 Loudon Tennessee 29 May 1990 V. E. McNeilus
90-298
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668316 Barren Kentucky 09 Jun 1993 Charles J. Lapham
90
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100737921 Livingston Kentucky 29 May 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1530
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100668399 Madison Kentucky 04 Jun 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-379
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
31234100737913 Fayette Tennessee 25 May 2005 Robert Oney
EKY
Penstemon laevigatus
BEREA018188 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Penstemon laevigatus
31973000019304 Cumberland Tennessee
KNK
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194224 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193874 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194227 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193875 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193872 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194213 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193877 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194228 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194212 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194203 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194216 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194635 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194223 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194196 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194200 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193871 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194231 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194232 Smith Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193879 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194190 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194199 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193870 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194188 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194187 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194205 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194225 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194215 Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194204 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194230 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194209 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194220 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193873 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194218 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194219 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194211 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194186 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194194 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194195 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194206 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194185 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194221 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194208 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194197 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194207 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194193 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0193876 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194189 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194226 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194202 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194214 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194222 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
TENN-V-0194192 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0069122 Roane Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002204 Stewart Tennessee 14 Jul 1990 J Joyner
276
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002257 Montgomery Tennessee 15 Jun 1966 L Scott
2050
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002300 Montgomery Tennessee 02 May 1972 F Dodson
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002256 Montgomery Tennessee 21 May 1968 W Chester
2060
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002207 Henry Tennessee 16 May 1990 E W Chester, S Holt
90-139
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002247 Trigg Kentucky 19 May 1988 E W Chester, S Holt
88-57
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002205 Stewart Tennessee 13 Jul 1988 T Myatt, D Grasty
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002296 Montgomery Tennessee 08 May 1977 K E Lamb
4
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002382 Lyon Kentucky 28 May 1966 W H Ellis
1289
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002289 Lyon Kentucky 19 May 1987 E W Chester
87-209
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002200 Knox Tennessee 22 May 1938 S A Cain
178
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0016896 Union Tennessee 18 Jun 2012 M. Rienhart
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0063118 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0104336 Bath Kentucky
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002214 Rutherford Tennessee 12 May 2009 Roger McCoy
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002202 Houston Tennessee 14 May 1966 K Cummins
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0081428 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002206 Montgomery Tennessee 22 Jun 1966 H L Yarbrough
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002203 Montgomery Tennessee 20 Jun 1966 H L Yarbrough
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002213 Lyon Kentucky 26 May 1987 E W Chester
87-229
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002201 Stewart Tennessee 14 Jun 1966 W H Ellis
1538
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU022703 Perry Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002299 Dyer Tennessee 10 Jul 1979 V M Bates
1642
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002208 Knox Tennessee 02 Jun 1940 A J Sharp
727
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
APSC0002192 Montgomery Tennessee 12 May 1970 E W Chester
2301
APSC
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU022705 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU009589 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU022702 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU022708 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
UCHT026151 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon laevigatus
UCHT026150 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon laevigatus
UOS04839 Franklin Tennessee 28 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Penstemon laevigatus
UOS04838 Coffee Tennessee 13 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Penstemon laevigatus
UOS04841 Franklin Tennessee 26 May 1971 William D. Province
UOS
Penstemon laevigatus
UTM01715 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU022709 Smith Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU033196 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU022707 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU022704 Roane Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
HTTU009590 White Tennessee
HTTU
Penstemon laevigatus
UCHT026148 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon laevigatus
UCHT039438 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon laevigatus
UCHT026149 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon laevigatus
UCHT037580 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon laevigatus
UCHT026153 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon laevigatus
UCHT040597 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Penstemon laevigatus
N/A Coffee Tennessee 13 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Penstemon laevigatus
N/A Franklin Tennessee 23 May 1962 Marvin Singleton
UOS
Penstemon laevigatus
UOS04840 Franklin Tennessee 30 May 1996 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Penstemon laevigatus
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