[Wildflowers with 5 Petals in the Deserts of the American Southwest]

The Caltrop Family in the American Southwest

Zygophyllaceae

Puncture Vine: Tribulus terrestris

Puncture Vine: Tribulus terrestris

An incomplete listing of members of the caltrop family in the American Southwest:

Fagonia and Fagonbush: The Genus Fagonia

Creosote Bush: Larrea tridentata (Synonym: Larrea divaricata ssp. tridentata, Larrea tridentata var. arenaria)

Caltrop, Puncture Vine: Tribulus terrestris


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