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Rest Harrow (Restharrow, Spiny Rest Harrow, Shrubby Rest Harrow)

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  • Common Name: Rest Harrow (Restharrow, Spiny Rest Harrow, Shrubby Rest Harrow)
  • Latin Name: Ononis spp
  • Family Name: Fabaceae/Leguminosae (Pea family)

Rest Harrow is a legume that contains tannins and is mildly diuretic so would be best avoided in the tortoise diet (but there is no need to worry if your tortoise accidentally nibbles some).

The flowers are mainly pink, but some species have yellow flowers.

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