Definition of Parnassia palustris
1. Noun. Plant having ovate leaves in a basal rosette and white starlike flowers netted with green.
Group relationships: Genus Parnassia
Generic synonyms: Grass-of-parnassus, Parnassia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parnassia Palustris
Literary usage of Parnassia palustris
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1. Wild flowers worth notice by Phebe Lankester (1879)
"parnassia palustris. HERE we are among the gods; but surely this pretty plant has ... The Grass of Parnassus, or parnassia palustris, belongs to the same ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"parnassia palustris L. Sp. Pl. 273. 1753. Scape slender, 3'-i2' high, bearing a clasping ovate leaf below the middle, or rarely leafless. ..."