Zygophyllales (weeds)

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Tribulus terrestris (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Ariel Palmon
Source: Wikimedia Commons


This order contains around 300 species of herb, shrubs or trees. Many are bisexual and evergreen plants. The flowers have usually 5 petals. Several of the trees are important timber sources, but some other species are agricultural weeds like puncturevine, Tribulus terrestris.

The group includes the following weed families: