Taxon  Report   9535 
Gypsophila elegans  M. Bieb.
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Gypsophila elegans
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Gypsophila elegans
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Gypsophila elegans, a dicot, is an annual or biennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Gypsophila elegans
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Gypsophila
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Gypsophila elegans var. elegans
More information about  Gypsophila elegans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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