Ononis pusilla

No English name                                                                                                Ονωνίδα


Fabaceae - pea family                                                                                            Dicot.

 
 
 

Ononis pusilla is a sub-shrub found in the pine forest and flowering in early summer, consistent with its scientific name it is indeed very small compared to other plants of the genus, although it can sometimes form large clumps.

 

8-10mm,10-30cm                                                                                                JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC

Ononis from ancient Greek name ονωνίς from onos (όνος) - donkey

pusilla from Latin meaning very small.

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