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Prosartes maculata (Buckley) A. Gray. Spotted Mandarin, Nodding Mandarin. Phen: Apr-May; Jul-Aug. Hab: Nutrient-rich deciduous forests, especially cove forests. Dist: S. WV and s. OH south to sw. NC, n. GA, ne. AL; disjunct in se. MI.

ID notes: In addition to the key characters, P. maculata has fewer and larger leaves than P. lanuginosa.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = FNA26, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Tn, Va, Shinwari et al (1994); = Disporum maculatum (Buckley) Britton – C, F, G, RAB, S, S13, W, WV, Johnson (1968)

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Prosartes maculata, Southern Nantahala Wilderness, Chattahoochee National Forest, Towns County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Edwin Bridges | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Edwin Bridges | Original Image ⭷


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