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Image ID: 2015/ar119
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
Family: Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Height: 0.25 to 0.75 ft.
Blooms: March to May
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 1.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 8 parts
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Notes: Named for the red sap in its root.
- Star of Bethlehem
Star of Bethlehem leaf is grass-like; bloodroot's is lobed and claps the stem.