Tribulus terrestris

ClassificationDicots
FamilyZygophyllaceae
Family (Traditional)Liliaceae
GenusTribulus
SpeciesTribulus terrestris L.
Common NameErd-Burzeldorn, puncturevine
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesTN-IPPC Rank: Emerging Threat
Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Opposite; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: 1; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

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Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Barren (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Marion (KY), Chester (TN), Dyer (TN), Lake (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 1984

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
119 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
TENN-V-0135117 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
TENN-V-0135118 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
TENN-V-0135114 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
114 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
TENN-V-0135116 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
117 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
TENN-V-0135119 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
120 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
APSC0032854 Barren Kentucky 22 Aug 1976 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Tribulus terrestris
31973000012825 Kenton Kentucky 16 Aug 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
474
KNK
Tribulus terrestris
31973000012829 Marion Kentucky 25 Jun 1979 Hils, Matthew
38
KNK
Tribulus terrestris
31973000012827 Jefferson Kentucky 04 Jun 1979 Thieret, John
50938
KNK
Tribulus terrestris
116 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
TENN-V-0135115 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
TENN-V-0135120 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
115 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
118 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Tribulus terrestris
APSC0000015 Dyer Tennessee 22 Jul 1984 E W Chester
84-266
APSC
Tribulus terrestris
APSC0103810 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Tribulus terrestris
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