Calflora
Taxon  Report   10180    
Parnassia palustris  L.
Marsh grass of parnassus
Parnassia palustris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Bloom Period
Family: PARNASSIACEAE  
Genus: Parnassia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 2; (weak indicator)

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Parnassia californica
ICPN: Parnassia palustris var. californica
ICPN: Parnassia palustris var. montanensis
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More information about  Parnassia palustris
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PAPA8)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 15, 2019).