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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Gypsophila paniculata   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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, Tall Baby's Breath

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

        

 

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

 

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4190

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in - - -

Waif(s)

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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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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