Prosartes maculata (Buckley) A. Gray
Yellow mandarin, Nodding Mandarin
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
Synonym(s): Disporum maculatum
USDA Symbol: PRMA14
Creamy white or yellowish flowers, spotted with purple, hanging singly or in pairs from ends of usually forked stems, directly opposite top leaf.
A similar yellow-flowered species, Yellow Mandarin (Prosartes lanuginosa), found in Ontario and from New York south to Georgia and Arkansas, has yellow, unspotted flowers and smooth red berries. These plants resemble bellworts (Uvularia).
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AL , GA , KY , MI , NC , OH , TN , VA , WV
Native Distribution: Ohio and Virginia south to Georgia and Alabama.
Native Habitat: Moist wooded slopes.
From the National Suppliers DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
American Native Nursery - Quakertown, PA
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Prosartes maculata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Prosartes maculata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Prosartes maculata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2013-06-01
Research By: TWC Staff