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Parnassia kotzebuei
Kotzebue's Grass-of-Parnassus

Distribution: Known only from Okanogan and Chelan counties in Washington; Arctic Alaska south to Chelan County, WA, east across northern Canada to Labrador, east in the U.S. to the Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Moist subalpine meadows, cliff faces, and ledges, often in boggy soil.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Parnassia kotzebuei Cham. ex Spreng.
Publication: Syst. Veg. 1: 951. 1825.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Parnassia kotzebuei Cham. ex Spreng. var. pumila C.L. Hitchc. & Ownbey [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Parnassia kotzebuei in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Parnassia kotzebuei checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Parnassia kotzebuei atlas page.

CalPhotos: Parnassia kotzebuei photos.

USDA Plants: Parnassia kotzebuei information.

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