Taxon  Report   9535    
Gypsophila elegans  M. Bieb.
Showy baby's breath
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
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Gypsophila elegans var. elegans
More information about  Gypsophila elegans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).