|bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)||
bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis; POPPY FAMILY [Papaveraceae]) Small perennial with conspicuous 1-1½" flowers of 8-12 white petals. The single distinctive, deeply lobed leaf arises from a thick horizontal rhizome that has blood-red sap, hence the common name. Occurs in rich woods; flowers in early spring. 
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