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The Green Wildflower Mystery for CM - It's bloodroot

We asked what was about to happen - and answer is we were to late
See also: Wikipedia: Sanguinaria

Page Candler writes:
It's already happened, I'm afraid. That's bloodroot, after the perky little white bloom. --Page Candler
Comments re photo 65910 Plant is a mystery to us Do you know whats about to happen



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Plant is a mystery to us? Do you know what's about to happen?



2016-04-14 - Along an Adair County Roadway - Photo by Linda Waggener.
Every inch of landscape becomes precious close up - And most new discoveries about the land are only possible up close and personal. This plant was found in a 25 minute walk in a beautiful little valley. It's doesn't particularly stand out at this stage, though it is regal and understated in all green. We'd like to know what to expect in the next hours or days. We'd take a quick answer from an expert, even advice on how this plant should be Googled. We aim to go back. But would really appreciate help. Initially, the stop was to see if we could find an elusive May Apple flower. Didn't, but the sight of them elicited a childhood memory: Linda remembered their real purpose: They make excellent doll umbrellas. Something we might want to pass on to Tillie and Hailey, both of whom seem to really appreciate such things. - Ed Waggener. Click Read More for Page Candler's answer: It's Bloodroot.

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