Vaccaria hispanica

Family (Traditional)Caryophyllaceae
SpeciesVaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert
Common NameCow Soapwort;' Cow Cockle
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


SynonymFull Citation
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 the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Knox (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0095264 Knox Tennessee
Saponaria vaccaria
TENN-V-0095263 Knox Tennessee
Saponaria vaccaria
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