What plant is that?

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What flower is this?
Photo credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991.
Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species.
South National Technical Center, Fort Worth.
Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.

November’s mystery plant
is a perennial with
dingy three-parted yellow petals
and alternate entire leaves. 
The flowers are small and wooly
and occur in a cluster at the
top of the stem  
The roots and sap of the plant
are red in color. 
This plant blooms from
July through August
and is rare in RI. 
It grows along peaty pond shores.

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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
Viola Gay
Helen Lusi
Mary Murphy
Anne Wagner