Taxon  Report   2740 
Disporum hookeri  (Torrey) Nicholson  (not an active name; please see Prosartes hookeri)
Drops of gold,  Fairy bells, Hooker's fairy bell
Disporum hookeri
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
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Disporum hookeri, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Disporum hookeri
© 2007 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./
Genus: Disporum
Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Prosartes hookeri var. hookeri
TJM2 accepted name: Prosartes hookeri
NOTE: Disporum hookeri is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Disporum hookeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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