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Grass of Parnassus

Parnassia glauca

Notes:

The delicate, green veins of the petals are the distinctive feature of this perennial. Despite its common name, it does not really resemble a grass; Parnassus refers to the Greek mountain, sacred to Apollo, where the ancient naturalist Dioscorides observed similar plants in meadows.

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4 Comments

Beautiful capture Aarongunnar,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing your amazing spotting page

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 5 years ago

Congratulations!!!

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 5 years ago

Great picture and great description! Congrats on the SOTD.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 years ago

Congratulations Aarongunnar, this intricate Grass of Parnassus flower has earned you a Spotting of the Day!

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Spotted on Aug 22, 2015
Submitted on Oct 15, 2016

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