What flower is that?

 
Top photo: © Francis R. Underwood 2017
Bottom photo:© David G. Smith
via www.delawarewildfowers.org

Our mystery plant for this month is a small wetland plant. which forms large mats.  It has opposite leaves which can be slightly toothed or entire. This plant has no petals, 8 stamens which are reddish-orange in color. It blooms from April through June.

It’s…

Botanical Name:
  Chrysosplenium americanum
Common Name:
  Golden Saxifrage
Family:
  Saxifragaceae  (Saxifrage Family)
Habitat:
  In shallow water of wetlands

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