Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Ononis L.

Ononis spinosa L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Xinjiang and W. Himalaya, N. Africa.

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Bugrane Epineuse, Dornige Hauhechel, Restharrow, Spiny Restharrow, Stalnik Kolyuchi

[ILDIS]
Use
Domestic, Food and Drink, Medicine

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Finland, Illinois, Madeira, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Tasmania, Victoria

Ononis spinosa L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 4, 2011 Day, C.D. [729], Turkey K000341520 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 716 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Luzhanin, V.G. & al. (2013). The genus Ononis (Fabaceae) in the flora of Russia and adjacent countries Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 98: 1403-1415.
  • Mirek, Z., Piekos-Mirkowa, H., Zajac, A. & Zajac, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Luzhanin, V.G. & al. (2013). The genus Ononis (Fabaceae) in the flora of Russia and adjacent countries Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 98: 1403-1415.
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International Legume Database and Information Service

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