What plant is that?

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May 2015 Mystery Plant
Photo credit: © Francis R. Underwood 2015

May 2015 Mystery Plant leaf
Photo credit: kbarton

The mystery plant for May
is a perennial with red juice and
a single basal leaf with from
3 to 9 deep lobes.
The single flower which is usually white
has 2 sepals and from 7 to 16 petals.
The fruit is a spindle-shaped capsule topped with a persistent style.
This plant blooms from
mid-April to late May. 
It grows in rich woods.

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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
Brian Maynard
Anne Wagner