What plant is that?

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May 2018 Mystery Plant

May 2018 Mystery Plant--cloae up of flower

May 2018 Mystery Plant--seeds
Photo credits:©David G. Smith, http://www.delawarewildflowers.org

Our mystery plant for this month
is a yellow-flowered perennial with compound leaves of 5 leaflets.
The flowers are umbel-like
on long peduncles. 
The 5-8 fruits are pod shaped,
about 1-1.5 inches long and
give this plant its common name.
This plant blooms from June to September.
It grows in various habitats such as waste places and along powerlines.

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

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for last month's mystery plant.

Mystery Plants from
past months, click, here

E-mail your guess to us and,
if you're right, we'll list
your name below.

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

Robin Baranowski
Nancy Fullerton
Brian Maynard
Anne Wagner