Mystery plant 077

This woodland plant grows in the central and eastern regions of North America.  When you can identify it, please leave a comment with the common name and scientific name.  Also share any personal connection you may have with this plant.

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New plant in spring

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Inflorescence

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Flowers

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Leaves

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Stalk

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Maturing fruits

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Mature fruits and dying leaves

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Leaves turning color

 

ANSWER (subsequently added to this post to facilitate the “search” function for these images): Blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

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5 Responses to Mystery plant 077

  1. andrew says:

    Blue Cohosh, Caulophyllum thalictroides

  2. joan says:

    Me too! Blue Cohosh, Caulophyllum thalictroides

  3. Alice Grow says:

    Yes, blue cohosh, Caulophyllum thalictroides. See it all over around here.

  4. Angelyn says:

    Yes, this is Blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides). I enjoy finding it with its green fruits and watching them turn a shade of light blue and then developing into a darker shade of blue.

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