Prosartes maculata (Buckley) A. Gray
Common Name: NODDING MANDARIN
Synonym: Disporum maculatum
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: X
Prosartes maculata A. A. Reznicek

Disporum maculatum of Michigan Flora.

A southern species, the locality nearest to Michigan is in southern Ohio. Known only from O. A. Farwell’s 1921 and 1922 collections (BLH) from near Farmington, Oakland Co. He described the plants as a new species (Disporum cahnae), named for Mrs. Cahn, who led him to the place where they were growing.

Locations

Oakland County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=838.