Sanguinaria canadensis (Blooderoot)

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 Sanguinaria Canadensis (Blooderoot)Bloodroot is a smooth, herbaceous, perennial plant, with a fibrous root, which when cut or bruised emits an orange-colored juice.  From each bud of the root stalk there springs a single leaf about six inches high, and which is cordate and reniform.  The flower is white, stamens short, and anthers yellow.  The fruit is a two-valved capsule.

  • English
  • Blood-root
    Bloodroot
    Puccoon-root
    Red Puccoon
    tetterwort
    redroot
    bloodwort

  • French
  • Sanguinaire du Canada
    Sang-dragon
    Sanguinaire

  • Ojibwe
  • Miskojiibik

  • Swedish
  • blodört

  • Swedish
  • Blodört

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