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What plant is that?

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June 2021 Mystery Plant

June 2021 Mystery Plant--flower

June 2021 Mystery Plant--fruit

June 2021 Mystery Plant--spines

Top photo:© Francis R. Underwood 202
2nd, 3rd and 4th photo: © Katy Chayka, via Minnesota Wildflowers,https://www.minnesotawildflowers.inf

The mystery plant for June 2021
is an annual 1-2.5 feet tall.
The stems are pubescent and
have spines which are 3-9mm long. 
The leaves are alternate and
pinnnate, 2-3” long and 1-2.5” wide.  
The margins of the leaves are not toothed and the flowers are yellow in color.
 The leaf petioles are 1- 3” long and
the leaves are irregularly lobed.
The fruit is a spine-covered berry. 

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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.

Peg Brodeur
Elizabeth E. Dickson
Nancy Dowen
Alan Newton
Diane Stacy
Anne Wagner