OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Zygophyllaceae, Creosote-bush family, Caltrop family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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speaker icon Common Name: Puncture-weed, Caltrop, Devil's-thorn, Puncture Vine

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Tribulus terrestris   FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tribulus terrestris   FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tribulus terrestris 102-01-001   FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae

 

Habitat: Dunes, sandy roadsides, ballast

Rare

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Jamaica Feverplant, Burr-nut

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Tribulus cistoides   FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tribulus cistoides   FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: Africa

 


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camera icon Common Name: Greater Caltrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Kallstroemia maxima   FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Kallstroemia maxima   FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Kallstroemia maxima 102-02-001   FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, dunes; native status uncertain, probably native in FL peninsula, but probably early introduced in more northern parts of our area from the Neotropics

Waif(s)

Non-native? probably early introduced from the Neotropics, possibly via ballast

 


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