Bloodroot
Sanguinaria canadensis L.Papaveraceae

common name synonyms: Bloodwort, Red Puccoon, Redroot, Tetterwort

scientific name synonyms: var. rotundifolia (Greene) Fedde

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Magnoliidae

order: Papaverales

growth form: herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America

notes: poisonous

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth