Parnassia nubicola

Parnassia nubicola in Valley of Flowers

Parnassia nubicola is a perennial herb. Basal leaves are 8 in number. Flowering scape single. Flowers are white, solitary and sepals with short tubes. The specific name Nubicola refers to habitat of this species which occurs in mountains. The genetic name is named after the Mount Parnassus of Greece.

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Flowering time

June to September


Moist areas and open grazing slopes.


Plant extract is used for the treatment of food poisoning. Rootstocks are used externally in snakebites.

Location in the Valley of flowers

It is found near the entry gate, middle parts and deeper parts of the valley.

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