Fen Grass Of Parnassus (Parnassia glauca)


Parnassia Glauca, or more commonly know as Fen Grass Of Parnassus, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Parnassia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Parnassia Glauca or Fen Grass Of Parnassus's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Parnassia
  • Family: Saxifragaceae
  • Order: Rosales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (SC) NH (T) NY (EV) PA (E) RI (H)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (grass-of-Parnassus) NH (grass-of-Parnassus) NY (grass-of-Parnassus) PA (Carolina grass-of-parnassus) RI (grass-of-Parnassus)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 3(OBL) 4(OBL)

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