Missouri Wildflower Guide


He knew what made the firefly glow
And pulse with crystal gold and flame;
And whence the bloodroot got its snow,
And how the bramble's perfume came:
He understood the water's word
And grasshopper's and cricket's chirr;
And of the music of each bird
He was interpreter.

 

From "One Who Loved Nature" by Madison Cawein

 

 

Bloodroot

(This page is incomplete.)

 

  • Bloom Time

    Mar-Apr

     

  • Habit

    Herbaceous

     

  • Height

    6 inches