Warty caltrop, Small-flowered carpetweed
Zygophyllaceae (Creosote-Bush Family)
USDA Symbol: KAPA
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Location: S of Austin Hwy, both sides of Salado Creek at Bridge, N. side of low water crossing, San Antonio.
Habitat: Full sun; caliche; several colonies. Frequently submerged.
Description: Prostrate annual. Stems to 5 dm. Leaves elliptical, to 6 cm long. Leaflets 3-5 pairs, oblong/oval; to 16 mm long, one third as wide. Petals orange. Fruit body ovoid, strigose, 3-4 mm high, 4-6 mm wide.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 20, 1994
Specimen number: 601
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0887
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66
Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)