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1 lobed basal leaf often curling around a smooth flower stalk bearing a white flower with golden orange center.
rich woodlands and along streams
The red sap from the underground stem was used by native americans as a dye for baskets, clothing, and war paint as well as for insect repellent. The genus name from the Latin sanguinarius means "bleeding"
Spotted on Apr 21, 2014
Submitted on Apr 25, 2014