Please identify this volunteer

Asked June 4, 2016, 11:32 AM EDT

Just flowered this past week; plant started low to the ground and flower stalks shot up to about 3ft. Is it native or invasive? Attractive but it spread fast this spring. Thank you.

Prince George's County Maryland flowers native penstimon

1 Response

This looks like the native beardtongue or Penstemon. There are two types that grow in our area.