CPC Plant Profile: Perennial Caltrop
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Perennial Caltrop (Kallstroemia perennans)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Zygophyllaceae
  • State: TX
  • Nature Serve ID: 132829
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/09/1992

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Updates
Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Endemic to west Texas. Fewer than 10 sites are known, with 2 isolated groups of occurrences; 1 in Val Verde County, and the other in a limited area west of Big Bend National Park.

  • 01/01/2010

individuals in 1-2 () unprotected populations 1-2 known populations (Thirty-eight Hill, unknown; Big Bend Ranch, ca. 50 plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Kallstroemia perennans
Authority B.L. Turner
Family Zygophyllaceae
CPC Number 2381
ITIS 29048
USDA KAPE
Common Names Perennial Caltrop
Associated Scientific Names Kallstroemia perennans
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Texas S1
Habitat

limestone, shrub invaded grassland

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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