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Tribulus terrestris

(Goat’s Head Burr)




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