- Looting Spriggan corpses.
- Arch-Mage's Quarters at the College of Winterhold.
- One is in the alchemy room (second floor) of the Hall of Countenance at the College of Winterhold.
- In Fort Sungard Muster, near the fireplace.
- Two are in the Nightcaller Temple in the alchemy room, on shelves (where Vaermina's Torpor is located).
- At the end of Soljund's Sinkhole, on the table.
- Can be purchased from alchemists' shops.
- May be found on Falmer and hostile mages.
- Inside Mzinchaleft, in a bucket along with a green apple, a red apple, and a potato.
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† multiple effects
- It is shaped like a spriggan's heart.
- Dwarven Oil has exactly the same effects.
- What appear to be taproots are often seen hanging in Hagraven lairs, but they cannot be collected.
- Taproots are the same appearance-wise when collected from all variants of Spriggans.
- In real life, taproots are roots that plunge deep into the ground to obtain nutrients and water for the plant or tree.