Calflora
Taxon  Report   6072    
Parnassia fimbriata  K. D. Konig
Fringed grass of parnassus,  Rocky mountain parnassia
Parnassia fimbriata
© 2013 Scot Loring
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Parnassia fimbriata
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Parnassia fimbriata
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Parnassia fimbriata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Parnassia fimbriata
© 2013 Scot Loring
Family: PARNASSIACEAE  
Genus: Parnassia
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Parnassia fimbriata var. fimbriata
More information about  Parnassia fimbriata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PAFI3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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