Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

White flower with five petals blooming in early spring. Uses its leaf to protect stem and flower.

How To Identify

Early blooming white colored flower with yellow stamens. It has one large leave which can be wrapped around the stem.

Where and When to Spot

I see this flower in early spring on the ground in forest, usually many flowers in small patches.


Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • Parc Angrignon

    Saturday, April 27, 2019

    NIKON D500
    90.0 mm f/2.8

    Focal Length 90mm
    Shutter Speed 1/3200s
    Aperture f9.0
    ISO 2000


Sanguinaria canadensis