Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz
Gypsophila paniculata L.
baby's-breath, baby's-breath gypsophila, common baby's-breath
Gypsophila: from "gypsum" and "to love"
paniculata: with panicles
Invasive - Eradicate!
|Status: ||Introduced - escaped; ecologically invasive|
|Plant: ||perennial, 2"-16" tall, branched, hairless forb|
|Flower: ||white to pale red, 5-parted, 1/4" wide, on smooth stalk; inflorescence many, branched clusters (cyme); blooms July-Aug.|
|Leaf:||lance-shaped; narrowing toward the stem, not clasping, 3/4"-2 3/4" long|
|Habitat: ||disturbed sites|