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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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(29) Edward Calver, Heath, Massachusetts: A History and Guidebook, 197-198; and Flora White, Bloodroots in the Wake of Circumstances, publisher's announcement.