Parnassia glauca Raf.
Family: Celastraceae
American grass-of-Parnassus,  more...
[Parnassia americana Muhl.]
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Etymology: Parnassia: named for Mt. Parnassus of Greece, of uncertain application
Plants: erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb
Leaves: basal leaves stiff, leathery, with blades longer than wide and the bases rounded to slightly heart-shaped leaf drawing; a smaller, non-clasping leaf usually on the lower half of the stem
Flowers: white, 5-parted, 3/4"-1 1/2" wide, petals green-striped; solitary on a long stalk from base of the plant; blooms Aug.-Oct.
Habitat: wet; bogs, meadows, shores; in limy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Robert Bierman  
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Robert R. Kowal  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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