What plant is that?

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Febraury 2019 Mystery Plant

Febrary 2019 mystery plant - close up of flowers

Photo credits: © Francis R. Underwood 2019

The mystery plant for February 2019
is a perennial with opposite,
toothed and sessile leaves and
can be found growing in
open, sunny  wetlands.
The showy and bilabiate blue flowers
have four stamens and grow
from the axils of the leaves
on long pedicels.
This plant grows in marshes,
swamps and in open wetlands
to a height of two to three feet.
It blooms from early July to late August.


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what this mystery plant is.

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Congratulations to the following
for correctly identifying
last month's mystery plant.

Nancy Fullerton
Cathy Joyce
Mary O'Connor
Jane Ferguson
Frances Topping
Anne Wagner