Baby’s-breath

Plant Bio

Common Name:Baby's-breath
Family:Caryophyllaceae
Genus:Gypsophila
Species:paniculata
Classification/Rank:Invasive
Method of Transportation:
Habitat/Range:

Description

• perennial herb that grows 0.4 to 1.2 m tall • stems are smooth, branched, and blue-grey • leaves are opposite, and lanceolate to linear; basal leaves are lacking • flowers are white with 5 petals; there are numerous flowers on each inflorescence

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posted: June 15, 2016
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