Vaccaria hispanica

ClassificationFlowering Plants
Family (Traditional)Caryophyllaceae
SpeciesVaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert
Common NameCow herb; Cow-cockle
Growth HabitForb
Plant Notes**
C value N/A
StatusNot Native, UPL (NWPL)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Subspecies and Varieties

Not applicable or data not available.


SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Saponaria vaccaria Saponaria vaccaria L.  
Vaccaria grandiflora Vaccaria grandiflora Jaub. & Spach  
Vaccaria parviflora Vaccaria parviflora Moench  
Vaccaria pyramidata Vaccaria pyramidata Medik.  
Vaccaria segetalis Vaccaria segetalis Garcke ex Aschers.  
Vaccaria vaccaria Vaccaria vaccaria (L.) Britt.  
Vaccaria von Vaccaria von Wolf  
Vaccaria vulgaris Vaccaria vulgaris Host  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on an accession number to view full details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Marion, Parke, Putnam, Tipton

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BUT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1930 - 1947

Accession No. (click for full details) County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
57228 Tipton 10 Jul 1938 Charles M. Ek
Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert
5308 Parke 23 Jun 1930 R. F. Daubenmire
Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert
71060 Marion 17 Jun 1944 Ray C. Friesner
Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert
81336 Putnam 28 Jun 1947 Ray C. Friesner
Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert
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