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Bloodroot

Description:

Small white flower with dark green leaves

Habitat:

Wooded area



No species ID suggestions

2 Comments

Asrugan
Asrugan 7 years ago

Checked pictures of both and I agree, entry changed.

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 7 years ago

A lovely flower from a lovely part of the country, but I'd suggest that this is a Bloodroot, rather than a Mayapple. Both occur in similar habitat, but the tips of the petals are rounded on the Mayapple and more pointed on the Bloodroot as in this photo.

Dubuque, Iowa, USA

Lat: 42.52, Long: -90.70

Spotted on Apr 8, 2010
Submitted on Apr 8, 2010

Spotted for mission

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