Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Tribulus terrestris L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Kitty Kohout

Merel R. Black

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Zygophyllaceae
Tribulus terrestris L.
caltrop, puncture-vine
Tribulus: Latin for "three-pointed, a caltrop," the shape of which is suggested by the three-pronged fruit, and referring to the caltrop, a military weapon, an iron ball with projecting spikes
terrestris: in Latin means "on land"
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Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual forb
(Glossary)

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