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Last updated 11/15/2013 by David Giblin.
Parnassia palustris L.[HC, HC2, JPM]
Grass-of-Parnassus

Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 273.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: The Jepson Manual, 2nd Edition and Illustrated Flora of British Columbia both synonymize all infraspecific taxa for this species. H&C recognize various infraspecific taxa, of which var. neogaea is tracked as a rare plant by the Washington Natural Heritage Program. Until a contemporary treatment supports the taxonomy of this species described by H&C, the treatment here follows Jepson and Illustrated Flora B.C.

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Parnassia multiseta (Ledeb.) Fernald
Parnassia palustris L. ssp. neogaea (Fernald) Hultén
Parnassia palustris L. var. montanensis (Fernald & Rydb. ex Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.[HC]
Parnassia palustris L. var. neogaea Fernald[WNHP]
Parnassia palustris L. var. tenuis Wahlenb.[KZ99]