Definition of Parnassia palustris

1. Noun. Plant having ovate leaves in a basal rosette and white starlike flowers netted with green.

Exact synonyms: Bog Star
Group relationships: Genus Parnassia
Generic synonyms: Grass-of-parnassus, Parnassia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parnassia Palustris

Parliament House
Parliamentarian
Parliamentarians
Parma
Parma ham
Parmelia
Parmeliaceae
Parmenidean
Parmenides
Parmesan
Parmesans
Parmese
Parnahiba
Parnaiba
Parnassia fimbriata
Parnassia palustris
Parnassus
Parnell
Parnika
Parochetus
Parochetus communis
Parona
Parona's space
Parophrys
Parophrys vitulus
Parousia
Parpi
Parrish
Parrot's disease
Parrotia

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. ..."

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