Ononis natrix L. (Large Yellow Restharrow)

Large Yellow Restharrow


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Ononis natrix L. – (Large Yellow Restharrow)

Sticky, fetid shrub of the pea family -papilionaceae- to 60 cm. Various stems, woody at the base. Trifoliate leaves, short-stalked, with ovate coarsely toothed leaflets. Solitary flowers to 2 cm, with the standard frequently showing reddish veins. Hanging pods, very hairy. Paths and sandy dry margins..

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
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