Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1527

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Africa
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Even-pinnately compound: 10-20 leaflets
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths
Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Zygophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Tribulus cistoides   FAMILY Zygophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tribulus cistoides   FAMILY Zygophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Jamaica Feverplant, Burr-nut