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Bloodroot

Sanguinaria canadensis

Description:

The flowers are produced from March to May, with 8-12 delicate white petals and yellow reproductive parts. The flowers appear over clasping leaves while blooming. The flowers are pollinated by small bees and flies, seeds develop in elongated green pods 40 to 60 mm in length and ripen before the foliage goes dormant. The seeds are round in shape and when ripe are black to orange-red in color.

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Candice Trimble
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Candice Trimble

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Apr 3, 2013
Submitted on Sep 3, 2013

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