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Parnassia palustris (Marsh grass of parnassus)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Parnassia palustris

Parnassia palustris L.

Marsh grass of Parnassus

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PAPA8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MI , MN , MT , ND , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NL

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Parnassia palustris in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Parnassia palustris in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Parnassia palustris

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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