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Taxon: Parnassia palustris L.

Genus: Parnassia
Family: Celastraceae subfamily: Parnassioideae. Also placed in: Parnassiaceae Saxifragaceae
Nomen number: 26789
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:273. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 07-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Mar-2003
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • bog star   (Source: F AlaskaHult ) – English
  • grass-of-Parnassus   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • marsh parnassia   (Source: F Utah ed2 ) – English
  • northern grass-of-Parnassus   (Source: F AlaskaHult ) – English
  • mei hua cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • slåtterblomma   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China - Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Shanxi, Xinjiang [n.]
    Eastern Asia: Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1975. Aquatic and wetland plants of southwestern United States, 2 vol. [= P. parviflora].
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Davis, R. 1952. Flora of Idaho. [= P. parviflora].
  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. [= P. parviflora].
  • Hooker, J. D. 1872–1897. Flora of British India.
  • Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931–1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2. [= P. parviflora].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico. [= P. parviflora].
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
  • Van Bruggen, T. 1976. The Vascular Plants of South Dakota. [= P. parviflora].
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Images:

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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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