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I have no idea what these are ...

Posted by Paul_ z4/5 MI (My Page) on
Sat, May 28, 05 at 22:45

location: in a woods Traverse City, MI area

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RE: I have no idea what these are ...

bloodroot?

Here is a link that might be useful: ??


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  • Posted by mxk3 z5b/6 MI (My Page) on
    Sun, May 29, 05 at 0:06

Bloodroot.


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Yes, bloodroot. We are fortunate to have these growing naturally in our woodland backyard and the lot behind ours too.

Thanks for sharing the lovely photos :o)

Barb
Ontario, Canada


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If you pick these from the ground, there will be a reddish/orange liquid oozing from the stem. Suppposedly the Indians used this for war paint and to dye baskets. My daughter has a good time "painting" herself up with these. Watch for the blooms in early spring, as they are just about the first things that bloom around here.


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Oooooh! I wish I could find some of that in the woods here in northwest Ohio!


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