Authentic Wisconsin.  Bloodroot - Sanguinaria


Bloodroot photo taken on April 18, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin near Council Ring.

Above: Bloodroot in Madison, Wisconsin on April 18, 2019.


Bloodroot - Sanguinaria (Spring Ephemeral)

Sanguinaria: Latin sanguinarius meaning "bleeding," referring to juice from the broken root. The rhizomes grow longer each year, and branch to form colonies. Plants start to bloom before the foliage unfolds in early spring.

Other names include: Canada puccoon, redroot and red puccoon.

Note: This plant is hazardous!

Bloodroot photo taken on April 19, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin near Council Ring.

Bloodroot photo taken on April 19, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin near Council Ring.

Bloodroot photo taken on April 19, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin near Council Ring.

Bloodroot photo taken on April 19, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin near Council Ring.

Above: Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 19, 2019.



For more information on Bloodroot, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the Online Virtual Flora of Wisconsin website at: http://wisflora.herbarium.wisc.edu.


Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 7, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 7, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 7, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 7, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 7, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 7, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 7, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 7, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 7, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 10, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 10, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 10, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 19, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 19, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 20, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 20, 2020.
Bloodroot in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on April 20, 2020.
Bloodroot in Thoreau Rain Garden in Madison, Wisconsin on April 17, 2021.
Bloodroot in Thoreau Rain Garden in Madison, Wisconsin on April 17, 2021.
Bloodroot in Nakoma Park woods in Madison, Wisconsin on April 21, 2021.

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Bloodroot in south-facing yard on Nakoma Road on April 3, 2021.


Above: Bloodroot in south-facing yard on Nakoma Road (4/3/21)


Bloodroot in Oak Savanna on April 6, 2021.

Bloodroot in Oak Savanna on April 6, 2021.


Above: Bloodroot in Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin (4/6/21)


Bloodroot in Thoreau Rain Garden on April 6, 2021.

Bloodroot in Thoreau Rain Garden on April 6, 2021.


Above: Bloodroot in Thoreau Rain Garden in Madison, Wisconsin (4/6/21)


Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 3, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 3, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 3, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 3, 2019.


Above: Bloodroot near Council Ring (4/3/19)


Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 8, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 8, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 8, 2019.


Above: Bloodroot near Council Ring (4/8/19)


Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 12, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 12, 2019.


Above: Bloodroot near Council Ring (4/12/19)


Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 13, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 13, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 13, 2019.


Above: Bloodroot near Council Ring (4/13/19)


Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 15, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 15, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 15, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 15, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 15, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 15, 2019.

Bloodroot near Council Ring on April 15, 2019.


Above: Bloodroot near Council Ring (4/15/19)


1917 Bloodroot illustration by Mary Vaux Walcott.

Above: 1918 Bloodroot illustration by Mary Vaux Walcott. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist.


Bloodroot (Sanguinaria Candadensis) illustration by Alice Lounsberry circa 1899.

Above: Bloodroot (Sanguinaria Candadensis) illustration by Alice Lounsberry circa 1899.



Bloodroot.


Above: Bloodroot



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