Taxon  Report   9478 
Parnassia cirrata  Piper  var. intermedia  (Rydb.) P. K. Holmgren & N. H. Holmgren
Cascade grass of parnassus
Parnassia cirrata var. intermedia
© 2003 Martin J. Lenz
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Parnassia cirrata var. intermedia
© 2008 Sierra Pacific Industries
Parnassia cirrata var. intermedia
© 2008 Sierra Pacific Industries
Parnassia cirrata var. intermedia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Parnassia cirrata var. intermedia
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Parnassia
Parent Record Parnassia cirrata
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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More information about  Parnassia cirrata var. intermedia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Sep 20, 2018).

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