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Tribulus cistoides L.

Sp.Pl. 1:387 (1753)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Prostrate or ascending perennial, herb, 0.05-0.3 m high, plants villous; leaflet pairs 5-7; petals 15-18mm long; fruit subglabrous with median pair of spines. Fl. yellow, Jan to Dec (opportunistic). Sand or sandy loam. Dunes, rocky coast, plains.

Helen Coleman, Descriptive Catalogue, 12 November 1998


IBRA Regions
Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Indian Tropical Islands, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Cape Range, Chichester, Fortescue, Hamersley, Keep, Mitchell, Pentecost, Pindanland, Rudall, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Bonaparte Gulf, Canning, Kimberley, North West Shelf, Pilbara (offshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.