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*Gypsophila vaccaria (Linnaeus) Smith. Cow-cockle, Cow-herb, Cow-soapwort. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Fields, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Europe. The record from VA (Arlington County) probably represents a waif.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Synonymy: = K4, Madhani et al (2018); = Saponaria vaccaria L. – F, Tat, WV; = Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert – Ar, C, Fl4, FNA5, Il, K1, K3, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, WH3; = Vaccaria pyramidata Medik. – GrPl, RAB, Tx; = Vaccaria vaccaria (L.) Britton – S, S13; ? Vaccaria segetalis Garcke ex Asch. – G

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC (name change)
  • Great Plains: UPL (name change)
  • Midwest: UPL (name change)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: UPL (name change)

Heliophily: 9

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