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Plant Details

Sanguinaria canadensis

Bloodroot

Scientific Name:

Sanguinaria canadensis

Common Name:

Bloodroot

Plant Family

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

Part -sun, shade

Soil Moisture:

Sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

March - April

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont rare Coast

Habitat Description:

Moist nutrient-rich forests

Emerging Plants

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Tom Harville

1st Day of bloom

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Tom Harville

Mature Plant

Note that blooms last only a day or two

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Jean Woods

Different Petals

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Tom Harville

Seed Pods Forming

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Tom Harville

Double bloom

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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