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Prosartes hookeri var. hookeri (Drops-of-gold)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Prosartes hookeri var. hookeri

Prosartes hookeri Torr. var. hookeri

Drops-of-gold, Hooker's Fairybells

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Disporum hookeri, Disporum hookeri var. hookeri


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The species and the variety of this plant are named for William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), who was Director of Kew Gardens from 1841-1865. He wrote “Flora boreali-americana” and many other works. He was founder and editor of “Journal of Botany”.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: CA , ID , MI , MT , OR , WA
Canada: BC

Additional resources

USDA: Find Prosartes hookeri var. hookeri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Prosartes hookeri var. hookeri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Prosartes hookeri var. hookeri


Record Modified: 2015-09-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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