Ononis natrix

Ononis natrix

Ononis natrix, known as yellow rest-harrow or shrubby rest-harrow, is a perennial shrub often growing in the stony undergrowth. Its erect stem is covered with sticky hairs and bears leaves with 3 oval, elongated and toothed leaflets. The bloom is dense clusters of yellow flowers with purple spots. This species produces a linear-elliptic legume with globose seeds.


Common NameYellow restharrow,
shrubby rest-harrow
Botanical nameOnonis natrix
Life CyclePerennial
FoliageTell us
Basic ColourYellow
Height20 -> 30 cm
HabitatDry meadows,
Stony and sandy areas
Altitude2100 m
Bloom TimeMay -> August
Plant Type Herbs , Medicinal
Fruit TypeLegume
different tolerancesTell us
Used PartsWhole plant
Plant UsesMedicine
Active substancesTell us
USDA ZoneTell us
Sun ExposureSun
Soil pHAlkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Sandy, Stony
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
Self sows
GerminationTell us
Pests/ DiseasesTell us

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