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Wildflowers at Oxbow Spring wildflowers are found in the wooded section of the Adams Mill Oxbow Natural Area along Wildcat Creek near Cutler. The woods and former field at Oxbow are being developed for natural preservation by the Wildcat Creek Foundation with the help of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. DNR's Nature Preserve Division is especially interested in the many wildflower species at Oxbow. Pictured here are bloodroot flowers. The plant has bright red juice in its roots. Indians had many uses for bloodroot including war paint and cough medicine. Early settlers made a red dye from bloodroot. The public is invited to walk at Oxbow's new perimeter trail around the woods during the Celebrate Wildcat Creek festival at Adams Mill on June 6. Photo provided 048p1_xlg.jpg