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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Prosartes maculata (Buckl.) Gray
Nodding Mandarin, Yellow mandarin
USDA Symbol: prma14
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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 (D. lanuginosum), 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
AL , GA , KY , MI , NC , OH , TN , VA , WV Native Distribution:
Ohio and Virginia south to Georgia and Alabama. Native Habitat:
Moist wooded slopes. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff