Plant ID forum: Galveston Plant #1

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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Jun 1, 2012 6:37 PM CST
I found this unusual plant growing in the dunes on the west end of Galveston Island.
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Name: Monica
Texas Gulf Coast (Zone 9b)
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krancmm
Jun 3, 2012 4:58 PM CST
Think it's genus is Orobanche, but couldn't determine species. It's parasitic.
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 3, 2012 5:11 PM CST
Here are some photos for comparison. http://www.google.com/search?q=Orobanche+photo&hl=en&prmd=im...

I saw some with reddish colored flowers.
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Jun 3, 2012 5:12 PM CST
Thanks! It's Orobanche ludoviciana
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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valleylynn
Jun 3, 2012 5:43 PM CST
So glad you could ID it Jay.
Monica got us on the right track. Thumbs up
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Tip Photographer Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Hibiscus
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Horntoad
Jun 3, 2012 7:02 PM CST
valleylynn said: Monica got us on the right track. Thumbs up

Yep, sometimes that's all I need is a push in the right direction. Good to see another Texas Gulf Coast person here that might be more familiar with the plants I photograph.

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator I helped beta test the first seed swap Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant and/or Seed Trader Garden Ideas: Master Level Sempervivums
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valleylynn
Jun 3, 2012 7:28 PM CST
I agree

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