This name is a synonym of Penstemon thompsoniae (A. Gray) Rydb..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50107889) with original publication details: Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2(1): 269 1878.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:187717-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50107889, and has not been changed.