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Key to Parnassia

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(For a list of species in Parnassia, use the above link.)

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1. Petals 

2. Petals 1.5–2 × sepalsstaminode  (7)9–27 ..... P. palustris

2' Petals 1–1.5 × sepals; staminode lobes < 7(9) ..... P. parviflora

1' Petals  basally

3. Staminode lobes , tips flat, round; calyx lobes irregularly small-dentate to short-fringed ..... P. fimbriata

3' Staminode lobes thread-like to , tips spheric; calyx lobes entire to minute-dentate ..... P. cirrata

4. Larger petals 3.3–5.2(7) mm wide, longer fringe segments (3.3)3.5–6.5 mm ..... var. cirrata

4' Larger petals (4)5–10 mm wide, longer fringe segments 1–3(3.5) mm ..... var. intermedia



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