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Sanguinaria   canadensis L.   
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FamilyPAPAVERACEAE
Genus species var.Sanguinaria  canadensis L. 
SynonymsSanguinaria canadensis var. rotundifolia (Greene) Fedde
 Sanguinaria dilleniana Greene
 Sanguinaria rotundifolia Greene
Territory
thickets and woods
Altitude100-1300m
Description thick, tuberous horizontal rootstock, leaves large, reniform, sinuate and lobate, flowers solitary, petals 10-12
Size30-40cm
Colorstarry white
Bloomearly spring
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, light, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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