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What plant is that?
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This month’s mystery plant
is an upright perennial with
alternate leaves and
yellow flowers on long pedicels
which are 1-1.5” in length.
The plant is about 2 feet tall and
its flowers have 4 petals and 4 sepals.
The petals are 1/2” to ¾” long.
Leaves on the upper stem are
mostly entire with no teeth and
leaves toward the base of the plant
This plant is uncommon in RI and
most of New England.
It grows in very wet areas such as
marshes and swamps.
It blooms from May through June.
Since Newcomb does not reference
this plant, it is suggested that the
Key in the Go Botany website be used.
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Congratulations to the following
for correctly identifying
last month's mystery plant.
Elizabeth E. Dickson