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Puncture Vine (Goat Head)

Tribulus terrestris


This is summer annual weed. The flower is but 2-3 mm in size but the mining plant stretches out to as much as 2.4 meters. It produces a very hard spine burrow which can inflict injury to both man and animals.


This plant is in an open field.


Invasive plant is from Europe.

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Dallas, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jul 29, 2013
Submitted on Jul 29, 2013

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