Taxon  Report   8024 
Tribulus terrestris  L.
puncture vine,  puncturevine
Tribulus terrestris , a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Tribulus terrestris
© 2004 James M. Andre
Tribulus terrestris
© 2004 James M. Andre
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Family: ZYGOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Tribulus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Tribulus terrestris  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (TRTE)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2014).

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