General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 1 to 2 feet
Fruit: Other: Small ovoid capsule containing numerous seeds.
Fruiting Time: Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pure white petals with prominently fringed margins.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Alpine Gardening

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Common names
  • Fringed Parnassia
  • Bog Star
  • Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus
  • Rocky Mountain Parnassia

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Location: Peyto Lake (spelling?),  Banff, Canada | August, 2022
Location: Moraine Lake, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-03
Location: Sparrowhawk Tarns, Kananakis Area, Alberta; lower alpine zone meadow, ~2200m elevation.
Date: 2012-08-13
Location: Boulder Pass area, Banff N.P., Alberta; alpine zone, ~2200m.
Date: 2010-08-14
Location: Helen Lake area, Banff N.P., alpine zone, ~2400m elevation.
Date: 2009-08-19
Location: Moraine Lake, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-03
Hehe, can you spot something fun? (hint hint: carnivorous plant?)
Location: Moraine Lake, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-03
Location: Banff, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-07
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