Taxon  Report   6073 
Parnassia parviflora  DC.
Small flower parnassia
Parnassia parviflora
© 2012 Dylan Neubauer
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Parnassia parviflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Parnassia parviflora
© 2008 Mary Winter
Genus: Parnassia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + JM93
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ICPN: Parnassia palustris var. parviflora
More information about  Parnassia parviflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 23, 2018).

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