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Bugle

Ajuga reptans

Description:

Ajuga reptans, commonly known as bugle, blue bugle, bugleherb, bugleweed, carpetweed, carpet bungleweed, common bugle, is an herbaceous flowering plant native to Europe. It is invasive in parts of North America. Ajuga reptans has dark green leaves with purple highlights. It is a spreading ground cover that grows in a dense mat. The leaves grow 5–8 cm (2–3 in) high but in the spring it sends up 10–15 cm (4–6 in) tall flower stalks with many purple flowers on them.

Habitat:

Found in damp broadleaved woodlands, typically in shaded places, and in damp meadows and pastures. Spotted in a meadow at mount Chortiatis (Thessaloniki, Greece).

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KostasZontanos
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KostasZontanos

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Greece

Spotted on Apr 26, 2015
Submitted on Jan 20, 2016

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