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, Appalachian Parnassia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Bogs, sphagnous seeps, brookbanks, generally in more acidic habitats than P. grandifolia, up to elevations over 1800 m

Uncommon in GA & NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-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: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Wet longleaf pine, pond pine, or pond cypress savannas (especially 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: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: 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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