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Tribulus terrestris L.
Caltrop, Puncturevine

Tribulus terrestris
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Zygophyllaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Old World; now a widespread weed.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Tribulus terrestris available from :

Tribulus terrestris has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Tribulus terrestris has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized

Tribulus terrestris has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Tribulus terrestris
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Tribulus terrestris
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Tribulus terrestris
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr