What plant is that?

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Photo credits: © Francis R. Underwood 2015

The mystery plant for August
is a low-growing perennial
with needle-like, dark- green leaves
and strikingly beautiful yellow flowers. 
This plant which is a very small shrub
has woody stems and short linear leaves. The flowers have 5 petals and 5 sepals.
The leaves are alternately
arranged on the stems.
This plant stands about 6-10” tall
and is covered by
yellow flowers when it blooms in
late spring and early summer. 
It grows in sandy, dry soil and
is listed as a plant of concern in RI.

Stop back next month to find out
what this mystery plant is.

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for last month's mystery plant.

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if you're right, we'll list
your name below.

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

Nancy Fullerton
Brian Maynard
Marion Severynse
Anne Wagner