bloodroot

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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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Variation in petal number in the bloodroot, Sanguinaria canadensis.
Sanguinarine is an alkaloid isolated from the rhizome of Sanguinaria canadensis, which shows a broad spectrum against various oral bacteria (Dzink and Socransky, 1985).
In 315 encounters of ants with baits, locations with tuna and seeds of the myrmecochore, Sanguinaria canadensis, were visited at equal rates.
CANADIAN bloodroot, also known as Sanguinaria Canadensis, doesn't sound a particularly attractive plant