Taxon: Gypsophila paniculata L.

 
Genus: Gypsophila
Family: Caryophyllaceae
  Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
      Tribe: Caryophylleae
Nomen number: 18131
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:407. 1753
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • baby's-breath  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • tall baby's-breath  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • brouillard  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • gypsophile en panicule  (Source: L Noms French ed7) - French
  • oeillet d'amour  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • rispiges Gipskraut  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • Scheierkraut  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • kogome-nadeshiko  (Source: F Okin) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • brudslöja  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • yuan zhui shi tou hua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • belyj myl'nyj koren  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian
  • kačim metel'čaty  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian
  • perekatipole  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F; F NAmer)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Dict Econ Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide F CalifJep; F NAmer)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Romania; Serbia

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - South Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania
    • Middle Europe: Germany
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

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