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Flora of Cornwall (1999)

The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Flora of Cornwall (1999), which was a Tetrad Atlas (the maps had 2km square dots or Tetrads). The map on this web page depicts the plant's distribution at the 1km square scale and shows the records made pre-2000 which were used in the 1999 Flora and those made since.

Ononis repens - Common Restharrow

Common Restharrow is frequent in coastal maritime grassland along cliff-tops and in dune systems. It may, at times, be found inland, where it grows on roadside verges such as by the old Redruth bypass (SW74B), on grassy banks as at Polyphant (SX28K), or beside railways, such as east of Roche (SW96V).

Click here to see Aphotoflora images by David Fenwick


French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.