Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus - Parnassia fimbriata
(see State Rank Reason below)
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Very numerous collections from a wide area of the state. Somewhat disturbance-tolerant.
Stems 1 to several, 8–50 cm with 1 sessile, clasping, ovate, leaf-like bract. Leaf blades orbicular to reniform, 1–6 cm broad, deeply cordate. Flowers: calyx lobes 4–7 mm long, 5-veined; petals 7–15 mm long, fringed below the middle; staminodia obovate, lobed. Capsule 7–11 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
AK to AB south to CA and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.