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Help identify

Posted by apedavid (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 29, 08 at 9:34

We are trying to identify this.

It is about a 1/4 inch in size.


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RE: Help identify

It looks like the seed of puncturevine, Tribulus terrestris.

RE: Help identify

What would be the result of a person eating this ?

RE: Help identify

If you ate this off the ground, it would hurt. Goathead on the plant while still green would hurt a bit less.

Some say that there are medicinal properties attributed to the seeds, per the link below, but I say if you have it on your property, kill it as I'm a bicyclist, and speaking for all of us, it is a scourge.


Here is a link that might be useful: Wiki on Tribulus t.

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