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Beardtongue

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Beardtongue, any of a genus (Pentstemon) of tubular flowers containing five stamens. The flower derives its name from the fifth stamen, whose strands of yellow filament give a beardlike appearance. These flowers are native to North America and are widespread in the United States.

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