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COMMON RESTHARROW Ononis repens

Common Restharrow is a native perennial growing 10-20 cm in height and produces a carpet of pale purple/white flowers between July and September.

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ProvenanceVC41 Glamorgan (Swansea, Neath Port Talbot) & VC44 Carmarthenshire
AssociationsThe 'Biological Records Centre’s' website lists the following numbers of foodplant associates for Common Restharrow: mites (1), beetles (5), flies (4), true bugs (11), moths (19). However, the genus Ononis as a whole, lists the following: mites (1), beetles (11), flies (4), true bugs (12), sawflies, wasps and bees (1), moths (19) and thrips (2).
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