Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

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Wild Flowers of Sleepy Hollow Lake
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

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(Bloodroot - 01) The bloodroot is a member of the poppy family. Its single flower can have from 5 to 9 lobes or petals and can be as large as 4 cm. (1-1/2") across. The pictured bloodroot flower was only about 2 cm. across. The short-lived bloom only opens in full sunlight.
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