Gypsophila virgata

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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 մտրականման (“Sapnarmat mtrakanman”)


Very rare species. Armenian populations have almost disappeared.

Habitat in Armenia

Grows in the floristic regions of Shirak and Yerevan.

Habitat and ecology

Grows on sandy hills.

Biology and potential value

Has huge scientific interest.

Measures of protection

Full protection of the species is required.

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