Plant Identification Database:
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Order: Sapindales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Zygophyllaceae: LV: opposite, u. pinnate, entire, persistent; FL: 5 petals, 5 sepals, petals separate, sepals separate, u. 10 stamens, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule; ST: jointed nodes; EC: xeric
Opposite, Persistent u. Pinnate P: 5, Separate; S: 5, Separate S: u. 10; O: Superior u. Capsule Jointed nodes Xeric Zygophyllaceae: LV: opposite, u. pinnate, entire, persistent; FL: 5 petals, 5 sepals, petals separate, sepals separate, u. 10 stamens, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule; ST: jointed nodes; EC: xeric
Creosote bush Larrea tridentata Larrea Opposite, Petiole, persistent Cleft, reflexed upward Entire <1", Resinous, aromatic Yellow Solitary, Axillary 1", Mar-Apr, Nov-Dec Capsule; plumose 1/4" Shrub, <12' Desert AZ Creosote bush Larrea tridentata Greasewood; Chaparral
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION