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Parnassia  glauca Raf.   
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FamilyCELASTRACEAE
Genus species var.Parnassia  glauca Raf. 
SynonymsParnassia americana Muhl.
Territory Western CanadaEastern CanadaNorth-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
bogs, marshes
Description basal leaves broadly ovate to oblong, to 7cm long, subcoriaceous, blue-green, stem with 0-1 sessile leaf, flowers 35mm across, petals conspicuously veined, oval
Size20-60cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate summer, autumn
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed when ripe or in spring
division in early spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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