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Small cluster of tiny, white 4-petaled blooms from a tall, erect stem. White flower centers. Erect seed pods come up from stem below the blooms. When seed pods are dry they explode open when disturbed (touched, brushed, etc) and send seeds flying. Cluster of low growing leaves at base of plant. Leaves divided into leaflets.
Suburban yard and garden. Seen growing in open, disturbed areas.
Mustard family. Edible as a bitter herb. Generally considered an invasive weed.
Spotted on Apr 26, 2013
Submitted on May 1, 2013
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