Taxon  Report   9536    
Gypsophila paniculata  L.
Baby's breath
Gypsophila paniculata
© 2010 Barry Breckling
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Gypsophila paniculata
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Gypsophila paniculata
© 2001 CDFA
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.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Gypsophila paniculata
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Genus: Gypsophila
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Gypsophila paniculata var. paniculata
More information about  Gypsophila paniculata
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

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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 22, 2019).