Taxon  Report   6071 
Parnassia cirrata  Piper
San bernardino grass of parnassus
Parnassia cirrata
© 2012 Lynn Robertson
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Parnassia cirrata
© 2008 Sierra Pacific Industries
Parnassia cirrata
© 2013 Scot Loring
Parnassia cirrata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Parnassia cirrata
© 2003 Penn Martin II
Genus: Parnassia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Parnassia cirrata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2018).

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