Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Genus: Ononis > Species: Ononis natrix > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Ononis natrix subsp. angustissima (Lam., 1785) Sirj., 1932 Greuter W., Burdet H.M., & Long G. (1989)
Ononis natrix subsp. ramosissima (Desf.) Batt. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Ononis natrix subsp. natrix L. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Ononis natrix subsp. hispanica (L.f.) Cout. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)

Ononis natrix L.

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Gelbe Hauhechel German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
Synonym Author
Ononis foliosa Willk.
Ononis ambigua Lange
Ononis pyrenaica Willk. & Costa

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Ononis natrix European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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