Common Restharrow
Fact File
Taken at White Sands on 25th June 2017 with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 



 
Common Restharrow.
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AKA:
Ononis repens.
Fabaceae.
Perennial

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Grassland
July - September
10 - 60 cms.
The common name, Rest-harrow, comes form the time when it was a common agricultural weed and the roots were so tough and dense that they would entangle the farmer's harrow pulled by a horse and bring the thing to a halt .