puncture vine

puncture weed

a caltrop, Tribulus terrestris, having spiny fruit that can puncture tires.
Also called puncture vine.
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puncture vine
a tropical or subtropical prostrate vine, Tribulus terrestris, with yellow flowers and a hard, spiny fruit which breaks into five sections at maturity

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