Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Parnassiaceae, Grass-of-Parnassus family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Kidneyleaf Grass-of-Parnassus, Appalachian Grass-of-Parnassus, Brook Parnassia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Parnassia asarifolia   FAMILY: Parnassiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Parnassia asarifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Parnassia asarifolia 094-06-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Look for it in bogs, sphagnous seeps, brookbanks, generally in more acidic habitats than P. grandifolia, up to elevations over 1800m

Uncommon (rare in SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Grass-of-Parnassus, Savanna Parnassia, Eyebright
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Parnassia caroliniana   FAMILY: Parnassiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Parnassia caroliniana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Parnassia caroliniana 094-06-002   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Look for it in wet longleaf pine, pond pine, or pond cypress savannas (esp but not strictly where shallowly underlain by coquina limestone), sandhill seepage bogs

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bigleaf Grass-of-Parnassus, Limeseep Parnassia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Parnassia grandifolia   FAMILY: Parnassiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Parnassia grandifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Parnassia grandifolia 094-06-003   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Look for it in fens, gravelly seepages, pineland seepage bogs and ecotones, primarily or solely over calcareous, mafic, or ultramafic rocks, in the outer Coastal Plain in seepage over marl on nearly vertical river bluffs on the Cape Fear River (NC) and in pineland seepage bogs

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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