[Sanicles and Snakeroots: The Genus Sanicula West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Purple Sanicle, Purple Snakeroot, Purple Black-snakeroot

Sanicula bipinnatifida

Synonym: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava

Purple Sanicle, Purple Snakeroot, Purple Black-snakeroot: Sanicula bipinnatifida (Synonym: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava) - Purple Sanicle, Purple Snakeroot, Purple Black-snakeroot: Sanicula bipinnatifida (Synonym: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava)

Purple Sanicle, Purple Snakeroot, Purple Black-snakeroot: Sanicula bipinnatifida (Synonym: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava) - Purple Sanicle, Purple Snakeroot, Purple Black-snakeroot: Sanicula bipinnatifida (Synonym: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava)

Purple Sanicle, Purple Snakeroot, Purple Black-snakeroot: Sanicula bipinnatifida (Synonym: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava)

Purple sanicle blooming along the Jeffrey Pine Loop Trail above the Illinois River, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest......April 21, 2021.

Purple Sanicle, Purple Snakeroot, Purple Black-snakeroot: Sanicula bipinnatifida (Synonym: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava) - Purple Sanicle, Purple Snakeroot, Purple Black-snakeroot: Sanicula bipinnatifida (Synonym: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava)

Purple sanicle as seen at left at the Days Gulch Botanical Area on the south side of the Illinois River west of Eight Dollar Mountain, southwest Oregon...........April 29, 2012. The photo at right shows purple sanicle along the steep access road down to Star Flat from Forest Road 4103, adjacent to the northwest corner of Eight Dollar Mountain......April 22, 2021.

Paul Slichter