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Bloodroot

Sanguinaria canadensis

Description:

White flower with 8-12 petals and yellow stamens. It has a large, 9-lobed leaf.

Notes:

The name "bloodroot" comes from its orangey-red sap which is antibacterial and toxic.

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JenKnight
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JenKnight

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 9, 2016
Submitted on Apr 9, 2016

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