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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

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 (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

Celandine Poppy

Photo of celandine poppy plant and flowers
The showy, bright yellow flowers of celandine poppy really stand out in the shady woods and valleys where this plant grows. You should consider this species when you are planting a shade garden! More

Celandine Poppy (Wood Poppy)

Photo of celandine poppy plant and flowers
Stylophorum diphyllum
The showy, bright yellow flowers of celandine poppy really stand out in the shady woods and valleys where this plant grows. You should consider this species when you are planting a shade garden! More

Dutchman’s Breeches

Photo of Dutchman's breeches plant with flowers
Dicentra cucullaria
Dutchman’s breeches, a common spring wildflower, is easy to identify. Note its bluish-green, fernlike leaves, and its leafless stalks, from which dangle several white flowers shaped like old-fashioned knee breeches. More

Dutchman’s Breeches

Photo of Dutchman's breeches plant with flowers
Dutchman’s breeches, a common spring wildflower, is easy to identify. Note its bluish-green, fernlike leaves, and its leafless stalks, from which dangle several white flowers shaped like old-fashioned knee breeches. More