Gypsophila muralis L.
Family: Caryophyllaceae
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[Psammophiliella muralis (L.) Ikonn.]
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Kitty Kohout  
Etymology: Gypsophila: from "gypsum" and "to love"
Plants: drooping, annual, 2"-16" tall, branched, slender forb, smooth above and often fuzzy below
Leaves: linear, less than 1/2" long
Flowers: pink to white, 5-parted, 1/2" - 2/3" wide, stalked, petals finely-toothed, sepals connected; inflorescence a branched cluster (cyme); blooms July-Aug.
Habitat: often in sidewalk cracks
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Kitty Kohout  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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