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Parnassia palustris
Parnassia palustris
California Grass Of Parnassus
Photographer: William R. Hewlett
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 8266 3261 2627 0019 (1999-11-22)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jul 31, 1963
  • location   Cedars, Upper Sheep V., damp stream banks, 7500' (Placer County, California, US)
  • family Parnassiaceae
  • synonyms Parnassia californica
  • notes   California Grass-of-Parnassus
  • CalAcademy slide #   WH 452
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • name change notes   May 21, 2014: TJM1 name Parnassia californica changed to TJM2 name Parnassia palustris . (University & Jepson Herbaria)

  • common names   California Grass Of Parnassus, California Grass-of-parnassus (ITIS )
  • Look for Jepson Manual treatments, maps (University & Jepson Herbaria)
  • View Calflora record for Parnassia palustris
  • Check the Plants Database (USDA website)
  • View Encyclopedia of Life record for Parnassia palustris
  • View all photos in CalPhotos of Parnassia palustris
  • Check Google Images for Parnassia palustris

  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by CalPhotos Staff    pre-2001

    Action: changed name from "Parnassia palustris var. californica" to "Parnassia palustris var. californica "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "1999-11-22: using Parnassia californica per CalFlora .. photographer used Parnassia palustris var. californica"

    2. Reviewed by Dora Jakobsdottir    May 14, 2004

    Action: changed name from "Parnassia palustris var. californica" to "Parnassia californica "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The former name is now considered a synonym to P. californica, which I think is well represented in this photo."

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