Definitions for gypsophila paniculata
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baby's breath, babies'-breath, Gypsophila paniculata(noun)
tall plant with small lance-shaped leaves and numerous tiny white or pink flowers
Gypsophila paniculata is a species of flowering plant in the Caryophyllaceae family, native to central and eastern Europe. It is an herbaceous perennial growing to 1.2 m tall and wide, with mounds of branching stems covered in clouds of tiny white flowers in summer. Its natural habitat is on the Steppes in dry, sandy and stony places, often on calcareous soils. Specimens of this plant were first sent to Linnaeus from St Petersburg by the Swiss-Russian botanist Johann Amman.
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