Parnassia palustris

Marsh Grass-of-Parnassus
Parnassia palustris (Parnassia parviflora)

Family: Staff Tree (Celastraceae)
AKA: Small-flowered Parnassia, Marsh Parnassia
Photo taken on: July 7, 2007
Location: Cement Creek, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to subalpine
Habitat: Wet soil, stream sides

Similar to Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus but it grows in sunnier habitats and has no leaf on the stem.arrow

Parnassia palustris



The petals have no fringes, unlike Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus.

White/Cream Single Flowers