parnassia

Parnassia

Par*nas"si*a\, n. [NL.] (Bot.) A genus of herbs growing in wet places, and having white flowers; grass of Parnassus.
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parnassia

noun
any of various usually evergreen bog plants of the genus Parnassia having broad smooth basal leaves and a single pale flower resembling a buttercup 
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