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puncture vine
Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
puncture vine Caltrop Family
Tribulus terrestris Zygophyllaceae
common names
  puncture vine
  Mexican sandbur
accepted scientific name
  Tribulus terrestris L.
rules for finding collection records
  Tribulus terrestris (30)
family name
Image Author: ©2004 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .25 to .5 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed last week of August thru 3rd week of June
Native to the Mediterranean. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base