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2018, SIZE colored pencils, graphite pencils and pastels. Mature Bloodroot flowers grow about four to six inches tall. In this detail from ‘Bloodroot Story’, Bloodroot is illustrated and compared as an opening blossom not yet mature alongside a full mature blossom. The left immature Bloodroot flower is portrayed with anthers not yet opened to reveal pollen. The taller mature flower is drawn with anthers opened and full of pollen. Two small bees are depicted as ghost like black and white line drawings seeking pollen and allude to the disappearing numbers of native bees.