Parnassia fimbriata

Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus
Parnassia fimbriata

Family: Staff Tree (Celastraceae)
AKA: Fringed Parnassia
Photo taken on: August 12, 2007
Location: Poverty Gulch, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to alpine
Habitat: Wet soil

Grows to 12" with a small leaf near the middle of the stem. Basal leaves are like folded hearts.arrow

Parnassia fimbriata

Petals are less than ½" long and the lower edges of each petal are fringed compared to Marsh Parnassia.

White/Cream Single Flowers