< On the list of Rare and Endangered Plants of Armenia
Gypsophila is a genus of hardy annual and perennial plants (family Caryophyllaceae). There are many species, but the one most commonly encountered in gardens is paniculata. This is not only a good border plant but also valuable as a cut flower. The plant is easily propagated from seed, or by root division before growth starts in the spring.
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Plant in Armenia
Սապնարմատ Թախտաջյանի (“Sapnarmat Takhtajyani”)
Apparently disappeared from Armenia, since has not been collected for 46 years.
Habitat in Armenia
Grows in the floristic region of Dareleghis.
Habitat and ecology
Grows on rocky hills.
Biology and potential value
Has exceptional scientific interest.
Measures of protection
Search for pupations should be conducted. Newly found ones should eb protected and included in the botanical parks.