Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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range map need picture of flower of Tribulus terrestris, Puncture-weed, Caltrop, Devil's-thorn, Puncture Vine
speaker icon Common Name: Puncture-weed, Caltrop, Devil's-thorn, Puncture Vine
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Tribulus terrestris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tribulus terrestris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tribulus terrestris 102-01-001

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


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Jamaica Feverplant, Burr-nut
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Tribulus cistoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tribulus cistoides

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


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


camera icon Common Name: Greater Caltrop
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Kallstroemia maxima
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Kallstroemia maxima
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Kallstroemia maxima 102-02-001

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


The flower morphology is similar to Tribulus, per Wikipedia.


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"The current or most recent woody growth of the ends of a stem are the 'twigs.' The previous season's growth, more than a year old, is the 'branchlet,' sometimes called as second-year stem. A 'branch' is three or more years of age." — Ron Lance, Woody Plants of the Southeastern US, A Winter Guide