This name is a synonym of Penstemon alpinus subsp. magnus (Pennell) Penland.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50079705) with original publication details: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 20(9): 346 1920.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:187471-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50079705.