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Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

Image ID: 2015/ar119

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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
Date:  4/17/2015
Notes: Named for the red sap in its root.
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