Kotzebue's Grass-of-Parnassus - Parnassia kotzebuei
(see State Rank Reason below)
MNPS Threat Rank
State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Numerous collections at MONTU from Glacier, Park, Gallatin, Madison, Teton, Granite, Ravalli Counties.
This plant's high elevation habitat is probably currently secure. Possibly threatened by climate change. Its status should be periodically reviewed.
Stems 1 to several, bractless, 1–12 cm. Leaf blades ovate, 6–20 mm long, truncate or cuneate at the base. Flowers: calyx lobes 4–8 mm long, 3-veined; petals ovate, barely longer than the setals; staminodia fan-shaped with terminal, capitate lobes. Capsule 5–8 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
AK to Greenland south to WA, NV, CO; Asia (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.