Tribulus terrestris

Tribulus terrestris

(Goat’s Head Burr)

FAMILY

Zygophyllaceae

Species

Tribulus terrestris

Common name(s)

Goat’s Head Burr

Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow. Herb, prostrate.

Distinguishing features

Stems and leaves silky hairy; leaves opposite with 4-8 pairs of leaflets. Flowers with 5 yellow petals, to 1.5 cm diameter. Capsule, excluding spines, to 1 cm diameter.

Tribulus terrestris