Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Parnassia caroliniana Michaux. Savanna Parnassia, Carolina Grass-of-Parnassus, Eyebright. Phen: Sep-Nov (-Dec). Hab: Wet longleaf pine, pond pine, or pond cypress savannas (especially but not strictly where shallowly underlain by coquina limestone), sandhill seepage bogs. Dist: Se. and sc. NC south through SC; disjunct in the Panhandle of FL, the distribution (at least now) fragmented and disjunctive

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA12, GW2, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, WH3, Alexander (1934a)

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