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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Tribulus cistoides   FAMILY Zygophyllaceae   Go to FSUS key



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tribulus cistoides   FAMILY Zygophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Tribulus cistoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Tribulus cistoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Tribulus cistoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Jamaica Feverplant, Burr-nut


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image of Tribulus cistoides, Jamaica Feverplant, Burr-nut

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtcystoides_bh

June    Monroe County    FL

Bahia Honda State Park

Leaves opposite, leaflets softly hairy, per Everglades Wildflowers (Hammer, 2002, 2015).


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image of Tribulus cistoides, Jamaica Feverplant, Burr-nut

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtcystoides_bh2

June    Monroe County    FL

Bahia Honda State Park

Flowers about 1" wide. Fruit 5/8" wide, hard and armed with 4 stout spines, per Everglades Wildflowers (Hammer, 2002, 2015).

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Tribulus cistoides   FAMILY Zygophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tribulus cistoides   FAMILY Zygophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Tribulus cistoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Tribulus cistoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Tribulus cistoides

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1527

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Non-native: Africa

Waif(s)

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LEAVES:
Even-pinnately compound: 10-20 leaflets
Opposite
Petioles > 2cm long

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths
Bisexual

Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Schizocarp

 

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