Parnassia palustris var. tenuis Wahlenb.
Family: Celastraceae
marsh grass-of-Parnassus,  more...
[Parnassia multiseta (Ledeb.) Fernald,  more]
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
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
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
William S. Alverson  
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Botanical Illustration  
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Kurt Stüber  
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
Parnassia palustris var. tenuis image
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