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Kallstroemia hirsutissima (Hairy caltrop)
Stone, Robert L.

Kallstroemia hirsutissima

Kallstroemia hirsutissima Vail ex Small

Hairy Caltrop, Hairy Carpetweed

Zygophyllaceae (Creosote-Bush Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: KAHI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Kallstroemia hirsutissima has yellow flowers and sepals that do not drop off. Each fruit has a short beak, the base of which is bristly-hairy.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM , TX

Benefit

Use Wildlife: Seeds are important dove and quail food.
Attracts: Birds

Additional resources

USDA: Find Kallstroemia hirsutissima in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Kallstroemia hirsutissima in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Kallstroemia hirsutissima

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-05-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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