One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A herbaceous plant of north temperate regions, which bears a solitary white flower.
- ‘Grass of Parnassus is not rare but it is uncommon enough to be a pleasant surprise when found.’
- ‘It's rather mysterious how grass of Parnassus got its name, as the leaves look nothing like grass.’
- ‘Grass of Parnassus is a late summer gem in the Yorkshire Dales.’
- ‘A single stem leaf, located near the midpoint of the flowering stem, makes grass of Parnassus easy to identify.’
- ‘Both Old Fen and Middle Fen are dominated by a mix of saw sedge and black bog rush, with shows of grass of Parnassus in the calcium-rich spring flushes.’
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