Taxon  Report   2740    
Disporum hookeri  (Torr.) G. Nicholson  
(no longer an active name)
Drops of gold,  Fairy bells, Hooker's fairy bell
Disporum hookeri
© 2007 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./
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Disporum hookeri, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Disporum hookeri
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Genus: Disporum
Communities: 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

ICPN accepted name:
Prosartes hookeri

NOTE: Disporum hookeri is no longer an active name.
More information about  Disporum hookeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Dec 15, 2018).