Calflora
Taxon  Report   9536    
Gypsophila paniculata  L.
Baby's breath
Gypsophila paniculata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Gypsophila
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Gypsophila paniculata var. paniculata
More information about  Gypsophila paniculata
Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2019).