Bloodroot Flower Stock Photos. Bloodroot Flower is a new photo lightbox by Ernie Hunter.Take a walk in the woods in early spring and one of the first wildflowers you see is the Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis). It's unmistakable deep lobed green leaves cradle the delicate white flower and don't fully open until the flower drops it's petals and forms a seed pod. Native to eastern North America from Canada to Florida it is the harbinger of spring. With eight to twelve delicate white petals, it attracts small bees, as it is the first fresh nectar and pollen of the year.Ernie Hunter Nature Photography.