Bloodwort, bloodroot, it’s all the same to me

Bloodwort flower!

This little one-inch white wildflower is a bloodroot! (Also known as “bloodwort,” “red puccoon root,” “pauson,” and “tetterwort.” I’m totally grabbing this straight from Wikipedia.)

MOAR BLOODROOTS

It has been used for a lot of medicinal purposes, but it’s called “bloodroot,” as far as I can tell, because its roots bleed red juice (!).

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