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puncture vine
Tribulus cistoides
Tribulus cistoides
puncture vine Caltrop Family
Tribulus cistoides Zygophyllaceae
common names
  puncture vine
  Jamaican feverplant
accepted scientific name
  Tribulus cistoides L.
rules for finding collection records
  Tribulus cistoides (191)
family name
  • Zygophyllaceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Opposite, Compound
Plant Observed All Year
Native. Indigenous.

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
where plant found
mag select

Salt Marsh
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Tribulus cistoides   L.   (TSN: 29056, Index: 270)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names