You seen this one before. If you are visiting nature blogs from the U.S. Northeast, you are probably seeing it everywhere. I'm not going to fight the tide. Why should I, when it's one of the prettiest spring flowers. This is Bloodroot, Sanguinaria canadensis. The root exudes a red dye, hence the name.
I have a bud for you first. These flowers don't last long, and they don't open wide unless there is sun. The leaves stay wrapped around the stem, usually till after the bloom is gone.
After the flower drops, the seed pod remains, and the leaves open wide.
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