Baby’s-breath

Plant Bio

Common Name:Baby's-breath
Family:Caryophyllaceae
Genus:Gypsophila
Species:paniculata
Classification/Rank:Invasive
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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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News

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posted: November 7, 2018
2017 Annual Report from NWIPC is now online

NWIPC's Annual Report for 2017 was released at our AGM in Smithers in October 2018. Check it out here.

posted: November 3, 2018
WeedsBMP App for Forage and Livestock Producers Now Available

Land owners and managers have long recognized the need to control invasive plants to limit their impacts. In May 2018, a new smartphone app...