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Nodding Mandarin
Latin name: Disporum maculatum
Member of the Geranium family (Geraniaceae)

The Nodding Mandarin is one of the more rare wildflowers in our area. They are found in colonies. The delicate, frilly pale flowers are speckled with purple and hang from the forked stems. The plant reaches a height of 6 to 18 inches. It can be found in wooded areas. It blooms from April to June.

My own observations

Photo taken near Mendota, VA