Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis L.)

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)

Synonym(s): Puccoon, Red Puccoon, Indian Paint, Redroot, Tetterwort

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Notes: The red juice from the underground stem was used by Native Americans as a dye for baskets, clothing, and war paint, as well as for insect repellent.

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One thought on “Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis L.)

  1. If I had to name my top 3 favorite wildflowers, I can’t think of any other that would knock this one out of first place! I am glad I don’t have to pick.


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