Taxon  Report   8193    
Vaccaria hispanica  (Mill.) Rauschert
Cow soapwort,  Cowherb, Spanish cockle
Vaccaria hispanica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Vaccaria
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Saponaria vaccaria
PLANTS: Vaccaria pyramidata
PLANTS: Vaccaria segetalis
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More information about  Vaccaria hispanica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2020).