Grass Of Parnassus
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Taken at Ben Lawer Reserve on 2nd August 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 

Taken at Glen Rosa, Arran, on 17th August 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
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Taken at Mull Head LNR, Deerness, Orkney  on 20th July 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Faraid Head and Balnakeil Beach 8th July 2014 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Taken at Aberlady on 30th August 2015 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Grass Of Parnassus
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Parnassia palustris.
Celastraceae.
Herbaceous.
Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Wet moors.
July - September
Stalk - up to 20 cm
The name comes from ancient Greece: evidently the
cattle on Mount Parnassus appreciated the plant;
hence it became an "honorary " grass.