Ononis repens

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Ononis repens
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Ononis
Species:
O. repens
Binomial name
Ononis repens

Ononis repens or common restharrow is a plant species of the genus Ononis. It is found by the shore and is also common in dry hill pastures in chalk or limestone areas. It is a prostrate woody perennial with small oval leaves. The leaves are covered in glandular hairs which give a resinous smell on bruising. The flowers are pink and unscented, blooming from July to September.