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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Prosartes maculata (Buckley) A. Gray
Yellow mandarin, Nodding Mandarin
Synonym(s): Disporum maculatum
USDA Symbol: prma14
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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).
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May
, WV Native Distribution:
Ohio and Virginia south to Georgia and Alabama. Native Habitat:
Moist wooded slopes.
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
American Native Nursery
- Quakertown, PA
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Mt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2013-06-01
Research By: TWC Staff