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Tribulus terrestris  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 29057

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): bullhead [English]
 
    caltrop [English]
 
    Mexican sandbur [English]
 
    Texas sandbur [English]
 
    puncture vine [English]
 
    goathead [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderZygophyllales   
                            FamilyZygophyllaceae  – caltrop  
                               GenusTribulus L. – puncture vine  
                                  SpeciesTribulus terrestris L. – bullhead, caltrop, Mexican sandbur, Texas sandbur, puncture vine, goathead  
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Tribulus terrestris   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Tribulus terrestris   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Tribulus terrestris   
       
  Source: Zygophyllaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Tribulus terrestris   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Canada, Incidental  
 

 

   

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