Gypsophila elegans M. Bieb.
Common Name: BABY'S BREATH
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Very local in disturbed places, such as vacant lots, roadsides, railroad embankments. First collected in 1913 on Mackinac Island in Mackinac Co.

Depauperate little plants with narrower leaves than usual can be puzzling, but are stiffly erect in contrast with the habit of G. muralis.


Alpena County
Emmet County
Leelanau County
Mackinac County
    Only on Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Menominee County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. May 26, 2022.