Wiseacre Gardens


A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify
Wildflowers - Mushrooms - Lichens & Moss ...found in New York

- Sanguinaria canadensis

Poppy Family

The Genus name is based on the Latin word sanguis meaning blood. Broken stems ooze a red/orange sap that's poisonous.

Personally I love the way the leaf clasps the flower stalk

Found: Moist rich wood and brush edges - Look for the plant where it gets late spring and summer shade and the ground does not get bone dry.
Height: 8 - 12 inches
March - May bloom time

Bloodroot Bloodroot Bloodroot Bloodroot Bloodroot
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