Definitions for ononis repens
restharrow, rest-harrow, Ononis repens(noun)
European woody plant having pink flowers and unifoliate leaves and long tough roots; spreads by underground runners
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.
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