Monographs Details: Gypsophila
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Description:Genus Description - Cymes dichasially branched, often diffuse; bracts scarious; cal short, campanulate to turbinate, 5-nerved, with scarious commissures, ebracteate; pet scarcely differentiated into blade and claw, without auricles or appendages; stamens 10; styles 2; capsule globose to oblong, opening by 4 ascending teeth; seeds compressed, subreniform; annual or perennial herbs, none native. 125, mainly temp. Eurasia.