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Prosartes hookeri var. oregana (Oregon drops of gold)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Prosartes hookeri var. oregana

Prosartes hookeri Torr. var. oregana (S. Watson) Kartesz

Oregon Drops Of Gold

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Disporum hookeri var. oreganum, Disporum oreganum, Prosartes oregana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

The species of this plant is 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: ID , MI , MT , OR , WA
Canada: BC

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2008-09-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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