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Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot)
  • Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot)

    Type: Native Perennial

    Height: 1'

    Sun: Partial to full shade

    Flowers: White

    Water: Moist, humusy soils


    Bright, short-lived, white, 2" flowers bloom in early spring. Spreads to fom colonies through rhizomes. Goes dormant in mid-to-late summer. Reddish-orange sap "bleeds" when plant is cut.

    • Photo Credit

      Judy Gallagher [CC BY (]

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