Sanguinaria canadensis


Common Name: bloodroot
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): part sun, shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:5 to 12 inches
Width:16 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist, well drained
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:white
Bloom Time:early spring
Comments:Deciduous woodlander. Bright flowers are early sign of spring.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F.
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Picture Copyright: Thomas G. Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database