Restharrow (Ononis repens)

Restharrow is a creeping plant found in clusters close to the ground. It looks like a low growing vetch and is, indeed, a member of the same family, leguminosae, otherwise known as the pea family.

Restharrow particularly likes calcareous soils so it is well at home in Dorset and it can be found on grasslands and downs across the county.

It flowers from June right through to September.

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