Parnassia palustris
Family: Celastraceae
marsh grass-of-Parnassus,  more...
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Derek Anderson  
Etymology: Parnassia: named for Mt. Parnassus of Greece, of uncertain application
Plants: erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb
Leaves: basal leaves with oval-rounded blade and rounded to heart-shaped base; leaf drawing the clasping stem leaf as large as the basal leaves
Flowers: white, 5-parted, 3/4"-1" wide, petals 1/2 to 2 times longer than the triangular sepals; solitary; blooms July-Aug.
Habitat: wet; shores, meadows; in limy soil
Conservation Status: Threatened
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William S. Alverson  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Kurt Stüber  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Parnassia palustris image
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Parnassia palustris image
Parnassia palustris image
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