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Gypsophila  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20289

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): babysbreath [English]
    baby's-breath [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCaryophyllaceae  – pinks, cariophyllacées  
                               GenusGypsophila L. – babysbreath, baby's-breath  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Gypsophila acutifolia Steven ex Spreng. – sharpleaf babysbreath, sharpleaf baby's-breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila arrostii Guss. – Arrost's babysbreath, Arrost's baby's-breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila cerastoides D. Don – chickweed baby's-breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila elegans M. Bieb. – showy babysbreath, showy baby's-breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila muralis L. – low babysbreath, low baby's-breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila oldhamiana Miq. – Oldham's babysbreath, Manchurian baby's-breath, Oldham's baby's-breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila pacifica Kom.  
                                  Species Gypsophila paniculata L. – bachelor's button, babysbreath gypsophila, babysbreath, perfoliate baby's breath, baby's breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila perfoliata L. – perfoliate babysbreath, perfoliate baby's-breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila pilosa Huds. – Turkish baby's-breath, Turkish babysbreath 
                                  Species Gypsophila repens L. – creeping babysbreath, creeping baby's-breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila scorzonerifolia Ser. – garden babysbreath, garden baby's-breath 
                                  Species Gypsophila stevenii Fisch. ex Schrank – Steven's babysbreath 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Caryophyllaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Gypsophila   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gypsophila   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Gypsophila   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Gypsophila   
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