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Kallstroemia maxima (Big caltrop)
Cliffe, Harry

Kallstroemia maxima

Kallstroemia maxima (L.) Hook. & Arn.

Big Caltrop

Zygophyllaceae (Creosote-Bush Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: KAMA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , SC , TX

Benefit

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-07-25
Research By: DEW

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