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puncture vine
Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
puncture vine Caltrop Family
Tribulus terrestris Zygophyllaceae
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English common names
  •puncture vine
  •Mexican sandbur
Spanish common names
  •roseta francesa
accepted scientific name
  •Tribulus terrestris L.
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  •Tribulus terrestris (156)
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 0.25 to 0.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of October thru 1st week of May

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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