Disporum lanuginosum (Michx.) G.Nicholson

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Disporum lanuginosum (Michx.) G.Nicholson

  • Description

    Species Description - Stem 4–9 dm, dichotomously forked above, hairy when young; lvs sessile, thin, ovate or lance-ovate, 5–12 × 2–5 cm, acuminate, lanulose beneath, the veins densely so; fls in subsessile clusters of 1–3 ending the branches, the pedicels 15–30 mm; tep yellowish-green, unspotted, narrowly lanceolate, 15–25 × 2.5–4 mm; stamens half to two-thirds as long as the perianth, the filaments 6–10 mm; ovary narrowly ellipsoid, glabrous or slightly hairy; ovules pendulous, 2 per locule; stigma trifid; fr red, glabrous; 2n=18. Rich woods; N.Y. to s. Ont., s. to Ga. and Ala., chiefly in the mts. May, early June. (Prosartes l.)