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A bloodroot flower unfurls in late March. More

Bloodroot

Photo of bloodroot plant with flower
Bloodroot’s pure white petals are even more remarkable given the plant’s bright red sap. This feature, plus the unique leaf shape, make this early spring wildflower easy to identify. More

Bloodroot

Photo of bloodroot plant with flower
Sanguinaria canadensis
Bloodroot’s pure white petals are even more remarkable given the plant’s bright red sap. This feature, plus the unique leaf shape, make this early spring wildflower easy to identify. More

Bloodroot (Flower)

Photo of a bloodroot flower, closeup of center showing yellow stamens
Bloodroot blooms March–April. The flowers open before or just as the leaves start to unfurl. The flowers have 8–16 white petals of uneven size and length, and many yellow stamens. The flower is about 1¼ inch across. Because the petals are of uneven length, one often finds “square” flowers. Each flower lasts only one or two days. More