This section is from the book "Harper's Guide To Wild Flowers", by Caroline A. Creevey. Also available from Amazon: Harper's Guide To Wild Flowers.
Parts of the flower like the foregoing. The pod, when ripe, splits first into 3, then into 6 pieces. Leaves, opposite, small, pointed. Flowers in leafy cymes. June to August.
Sandy soil. A common little dooryard plant, much branched and leafy.
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