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Sanguinaria canadensisSanguinaria canadensis

bloodroot

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-0.5'
Flowers: Mar.-May; white
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Organic

Habitat

rich woods, open roadside banks

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV DE NY PA

Wildlife

*

Notes

showy flowers, but blooms fleetingly; herbal uses



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/326.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004