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Fringed Grass of Parnassus  Geotagged,Parnassia fimbriata,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Fringed Grass of Parnassus

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  1. Looks very similar to the flower of Bog Bean are they related ? Posted 7 years ago
  2. They do look amazingly similar, but I don't think they are related. They are different in taxonomy as far back as order. Posted 7 years ago

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''Parnassia fimbriata'' is a species of flowering plant in the family Celastraceae known by the common name fringed Grass of Parnassus. It is native to western North America from Alaska and northwestern Canada to the southern Rocky Mountains, where it is a plant of alpine and subalpine environments.

It is a perennial herb producing an erect flowering stem from a patch of basal leaves. The leaf has a rounded blade at the end of a long petiole, the leaf reaching a total of up to 16 centimeters.. more

Similar species: Celastrales
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Aug 2, 2015. Captured Sep 1, 2015 12:07 in Wonderland Trail, Ashford, WA 98304, USA.
  • X-E1
  • f/1.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm