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common name for some members of the Papaveraceae, a family composed chiefly of herbs of the Northern Hemisphere having a characteristic milky or colored sap. Most species are native to the Old World; many are cultivated in gardens for their brilliantly colored if
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Baits were either tuna (canned in oil) or seeds of the myrmecochore, Sanguinaria canadensis.
The subtle glories of Erythronium hendersonii, far left, and Pulsatilla vernalis, left; The mellow yellow flowers of Erythronium tuolumnense; A whiter shade of white, not to mention beautiful, tiny blossoms, are what you get with the small but perfectly-formed Sanguinaria canadensis, above
One of the red-letter days of spring is the first sighting of the buds of sanguinaria canadensis, Canadian Bloodroot, emerging through the peaty soil.