What plant is that?

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January 2018 Mystery plant

January 2018 mystery plant  flower stalk

January 2018 mystery plant --close up

Photo credits: © Francis R. Underwood 2018

The first mystery plant of 2018
is a fairly common one. 
It has yellow flowers and grass-like
basal leaves which are 6-12” long. 
This plant is a perennial and has regular flowers with six petals and six sepals. 
The flowers arise from the
center of the plant on
a long peduncle (scape) and
it holds several pedicels
which are much shorter. 
Each of the pedicels holds a single yellow flower.This plants grows in woods roads, meadows and open woods.

It blooms from April to July.

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