What plant is that?

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November 2012 Mystery Plant-close up of blossom

November 2012 Mystery Plant-flower head

November 2012 Mystery Plant-foliage

Photo credits: © Francis R. Underwood 2015

This month’s mystery plant
is a perennial with alternate leaves
divided into 3 leaflets.
The 3 leaflets are toothed toward the tip. The plant has very showy blue flowers arranged in tight clusters (racemes)
in the leaf axils.
The fruit is a small, slightly hairy pod.
This plant which is sometimes cultivated
as forage grows up to
three feet tall and often escapes.
It can be found growing in
fields and along roadsides.
It blooms from
June 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