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tlebsack
Austin, TX

April 6, 2014
2:46 PM

Post #9806331

I almost overlooked this plant with the tiny, 1/4" pale pink flowers from Washington-on-the-Brazos state park. Any ideas will be much appreciated. Thank you.

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kittriana
Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 6, 2014
3:28 PM

Post #9806354

Rminds me of the penstemons, http://txflora.org/Search.aspx?NoFilter=true#blank see if the link works
altagardener
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

April 6, 2014
3:35 PM

Post #9806363

Absolutely not a penstemon.
The opposite leaves suggest Caryophyllaceae and the inflated calyces suggest Silene.
Looks like Silene gallica:
http://plants.usda.gov/java/largeImage?imageID=siga_002_ahp.tif


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