Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4190

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Waif(s)

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer
White rarely light purplish-pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed campanulate calyx with prominent purple veins
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Gypsophila paniculata   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gypsophila paniculata   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Gypsophila paniculata

 

COMMON NAME:
Tall Baby's Breath


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image of Gypsophila paniculata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gypa_001_lvd