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Plant Details

Prosartes lanuginosa [= Disporum lanuginosum]

Yellow Mandarin, Yellow Fairybells

Scientific Name:

Prosartes lanuginosa [= Disporum lanuginosum]

Common Name:

Yellow Mandarin, Yellow Fairybells

Plant Family

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

yellow, greenish yellow

Size in Feet:

1.25 - 3

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

“Deciduous forests, especially coves” (Weakley 2015). Common in NC Mountains.
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State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

In bloom

Yellow Mandarin is common in mountains coves and moist woods.

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Paynter, early May 2011, Ashe Co

A close-up of the flowers

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Leaves and berries

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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