What plant is that?

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September 2018 mystery plant

September 2018 mystery plant-- flower stalk

September 2018 mystery plant-- flower head

September 2018 mystery plant -- close-up

Upper two photos: © 2018 Donald Cameron
Lowerr photos: © Francis R. Underwood 2018

September’s mystery plant
is a perennial with alternate,
compound leaves meaning each leaf
has 2 or more distinct leaflets.
The leaflets are ovate and finely serrate. 
The 5-petaled yellow flowers are borne in umbels and the petals are reflexed.
This plant grows 1 to 2½ feet tall,
and begins to bloom in spring and
continues through July to early August. 
It grows on flood plains, wet woods
and moist fields.

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

Robin Baranowski
Nancy Fullerton
Brian Maynard
Anne Wagner