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Vaccaria hispanica
cow soapwort Pink Family
Vaccaria hispanica Caryophyllaceae
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common names
  cow soapwort
  cowcockle
accepted scientific name
  Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert
rules for finding collection records
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  Vaccaria segetalis (64)
  Vaccaria vaccaria (14)
  Vaccaria vulgaris (11)
family name
  Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Paul Slichter
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .4 to .6 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 3rd week of April thru 2nd week of September

How Likely at this Location (29%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Weeds of Mexico (17)
R.L.Carr (12)
Paul Slichter (3)
G.D.Carr (7)
Cal Photos (4)
Wikimedia Commons (2)
US Wildflowers (3)
Salicicola (4)
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