Spiny restharrow / Restharrow flower

Contest winner of april of 2017

On april of 2017 this picture was presented to be identified

Flower contest april of 2017

With the following description:

Perennial plant of the Papilionaceae family. Leaves trifoliate and stems with long spines. It is a plant with medicinal properties that appears in fields or grasslands in dry soils.Botanical-online.com

The correct answer was:

Ononis spinosa L.

Known colloquially as:

Spiny restharrow / Restharrow


Among the winners, winner has come out:

¡Mónica Herencias Ortiz!


Award of the month winner of april of 2017

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