Tribulus cistoides L.
Sp.Pl. 1:387 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Thursday 12 November 1998

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.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Cape Range, Chichester, Edel, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Mitchell, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Canning, Kimberley, Northwest Shelf.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Karratha, Port Hedland, Shark Bay, Wyndham-East Kimberley.