What plant is that?

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August 2016 Mystery Plant

August 2016 Mystery plant flower head
Photo credits: ©David G. Smith, http://www.delawarewildflowers.org

This month’s mystery plant
is an annual or sometimes a biennial
with a wooly stem and
alternate lanceolate to linear leaves
which are wooly beneath.
The inflorescence consists of
many-branched clusters of flowers
which are yellowish to dingy white. 
This plant is fragrant and can be
found growing in open fields. 
It blooms from
August through September.

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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