Plant ID forum: What is this plant???

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zachww1014
May 22, 2019 1:48 PM CST
Found this wild in RI and planted in a flower box, ive had it for a few weeks and there are now bean pods sprouted from it, it has large very interesting leaves, and red roots. i wish i knew the correct terminology to describe the leaves, im new at all this, they are slightly curled up in the photos its also a little windy but usually they are spread wide open straight at the sun. Someone told me they thought it was a wild ginger but i dont think so
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DaisyI
May 22, 2019 3:32 PM CST
Welcome!

I suspect those "bean pods" are flower buds. Post a photo on this thread when they open.
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janinilulu
May 22, 2019 5:32 PM CST
Sanguinaria canadensis/Bloodroot ('bean pods' are seed pods)
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Leftwood
May 22, 2019 5:34 PM CST
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis), a common wildflower in the eastern half of North America.

It normally blooms very early, when the leaf is still furled (and much smaller). Those should be seed pods. You probably dug it after it had bloomed. No more leaves will be produced this year, and it will be normal for the leaves to die back as summer progresses. The roots remain, and they will return next spring. If your winter goes below 20°F, they might not survive in a window box above ground.
Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
May 22, 2019 5:52 PM CST
Pretty!
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zachww1014
May 25, 2019 5:31 AM CST
Thanks so much everyone!

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