What plant is that?

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Photo credits: © Francis R. Underwood 2015

The mystery plant for October
is a shrub with alternate, compound leaves and rose or pink-purple colored flowers.
It grows to a height of 3 to 6 feet tall. 
It has large clusters (racemes) of
pea-shaped flowers. 
The sepals are often covered
with glandular hairs
while the stems are thickly beset
with bristly hairs. 
These shrubs produce
pods with seeds, but
the seed is seldom fertile. 
This shrub blooms from
late May through the month of June.

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.

Anne Wagner
Nancy Fullerton