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Tribulus terrestris
puncture vine Caltrop Family
Tribulus terrestris Zygophyllaceae
common names
  puncture vine
  Mexican sandbur
accepted scientific name
  Tribulus terrestris L.
rules for finding collection records
  Tribulus terrestris (2604)
family name
Image Author: ©2004 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .25 to .5 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 3rd week of November
Not Native. Invasive in AZ, CA, CO, ID, IA, NV, NC, WA. Noxious weed in OR.

How Likely at this Location (65%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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