Plant ID forum: Plant ID please!

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sarahbugw
Apr 19, 2014 6:27 PM CST
Can anyone identify this plant please? My sister saw this and was wondering what it is. Thanks so much! Smiling
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Name: Mike
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Calsurf73
Apr 19, 2014 7:04 PM CST
Looks like a Penstemon of some sort.
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SongofJoy
Apr 20, 2014 6:24 AM CST
That's what it looks like to me as well.
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sarahbugw
Apr 20, 2014 10:37 AM CST
Thank y'all so much for the ID. Smiling
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growitall
Apr 21, 2014 10:54 AM CST
Looks like Penstemon grandiflorus.
Name: Rick R.
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Leftwood
Apr 21, 2014 9:36 PM CST
I am thinking it is more likely Penstemon cobaea.

Note the difference in foliage of P. cobaea,
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and P. grandiflorus
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Check out the photos in the plant data base, too.

Name: Lori
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growitall
Apr 22, 2014 7:35 PM CST
Yes, I think you've got it there, Rick.

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