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bloodroot:

see poppypoppy,
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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CUTLINE: Preacher Roe's new album is "Blood Root Remedy."
Wild north-west American flowers that do their thing before the trees leaf up are also worth a bash, but will ultimately prosper where the soil has been improved.Trilliums (wake robin), dodecathons, sanguin- aria (blood root) and eryth- ronium (dog's tooth violet) are all worth a go.
Some of the most beautiful wildflowers of the year - trout lily, marsh marigold, gay wings, star flower, wood anemone and blood root - are beginning their brief but spectacular appearance.