What plant is that?

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Starflower
Photo Credit: © Francis R. Underwood 2010

This plant has five or more entire leaves arranged in a whorl.  Usually it has just one flower, but sometimes there are two or three.  The flower has five to nine white petals.  It grows in woods and blooms in spring.

It’s. . .

Botanical Name:
 
Trientalis borealis
Common Name:
  Starflower
Family:
  Primulaceae (Primrose Family)
Habitat:
  Woods and Bogs
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