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Tribulus terrestris L.
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Cat-head; Cathead; Bindii; Burnut; Goat-head Burr; Bindyi; Goathead; Bullhead; Puncture Vine; Yellow Vine; Cats Head; Cats-head; Caltrops; Bindi-eye; Small Caltrops; Puncturevine; Mexican Sandbur; Ground Bur Nut; Land Caltrop

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ NCSU_ENT (7); CSCA_TCN (4)
Braconidae  Lysiphlebus ( @ AMNH_PBI (5)
Diaspididae  Aonidomytilus albus @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Membracidae  Spissistilus festinus @ UCR_ENT (1)
Peronosporaceae  Peronospora tribulina @ BPI (5)
Pseudococcidae  Phenacoccus solani @ CSCA_TCN (3)
_  Deroplax nigropunctata @ UCRC_ENT (13)

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 Genus Tribulus  
  Tribulus terrestris    L. 
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Tribulus terrestris L.
puncturevine

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General Information
Symbol: TRTE
Group: Dicot
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   W
HI   I
L48   I
PB   I
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Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 442. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Sapindales
Family Zygophyllaceae – Creosote-bush family
Genus Tribulus L. – puncturevine
Species Tribulus terrestris L. – puncturevine

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Arizona puncturevine Prohibited noxious weed puncturevine Regulated noxious weeds
California puncturevine C list (noxious weeds)
Colorado puncturevine C list (noxious weeds)
Idaho puncturevine Noxious weed
Iowa puncturevine Secondary noxious weed
Nevada puncturevine Noxious weed
North Carolina puncturevine Class B noxious weed
Oregon puncturevine "B" designated weed puncturevine Quarantine
Washington puncturevine Class B noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Tribulus terrestris Mexican sandbur Texas sandbur bullhead caltrop goathead puncturevine This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
NE&GP Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe,and M.R. Bolick. 1994. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains . Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry. Lincoln, Nebraska.
SEEPPC Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council. 1996. Invasive exotic pest plants in Tennessee (19 October 1999). Research Committee of the Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council. Tennessee.
SWSS Southern Weed Science Society. 1998. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM . Southern Weed Science Society. Champaign, Illinois.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al.. 1996. Weeds of the West . Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming.

Wetland Status

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USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (TRTE)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (TRTE)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (TRTE)
Related Websites
Arizona: abstract & image of goathead (Tribulus terrestris) (TRTE)
Idaho One Plan: noxious abstract & images (TRTE)
NV-Extension Weed Wanted Posters (TRTE)
North Carolina Agriculture and Consumer Services: Weed Regulatory Services (TRTE)
TX-Biological Control of Weeds in Texas (TAMU) (TRTE)
UC Davis, IPM: abstract & images (TRTE)

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Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture Weed Or Land Caltrop
ID: 1335 3153 0669 0125 [detail]
J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture-vine
ID: 0000 0000 0801 0392 [detail]
© 2001 Steven Thorsted

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture Vine
ID: 0000 0000 0403 0680 [detail]
© 2003 Michael Charters

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncturevine
ID: 0000 0000 0902 0462 [detail]
© 2002 Molly Elizabeth Bagley

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture Vine
ID: 0000 0000 0701 0269 [detail]
© 2001 Jeff Abbas

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture Vine
ID: 0000 0000 0701 0268 [detail]
© 2001 Jeff Abbas

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Caltrop, Puncture Vine
ID: 6249 3022 3908 0032 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncturevine
ID: 9092 3191 3543 0121 [detail]
Mrs. Merrel (Alice) Ackley
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture-vine
ID: 0175 3301 2364 0082 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Caltrop, Puncture Vine
ID: 6249 3022 3908 0033 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture-vine
ID: 0175 3301 2364 0081 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture-vine
ID: 0175 3301 2364 0079 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture-vine
ID: 0175 3301 2364 0080 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncture Vine
ID: 0000 0000 0403 0681 [detail]
© 2003 Michael Charters

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncturevine
ID: 8076 3101 4742 0055 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Puncturevine
ID: 9092 3191 3543 0122 [detail]
Mrs. Merrel (Alice) Ackley
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Mexican Sandbur
ID: 0000 0000 0904 0107 [detail]
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Mexican Sandbur
ID: 0000 0000 0904 0108 [detail]
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Mexican Sandbur
ID: 0000 0000 0904 0243 [detail]
© 2004 James M. Andre

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Mexican Sandbur
ID: 0000 0000 0904 0244 [detail]
© 2004 James M. Andre

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Mexican Sandbur
ID: 0000 0000 0105 2764 [detail]
© 2005 James M. Andre

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Mexican Sandbur
ID: 0000 0000 0705 0346 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
Mexican Sandbur
ID: 0000 0000 0705 0349 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Tribulus terrestris
Tribulus terrestris
ID: 0000 0000 0706 0606 [detail]
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese

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