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Ajuga reptans L.
The bugle 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 high but in the spring it sends up 10 - 15 cm tall flower stalks with many purple flowers on them.
It is an herbaceous flowering plant native to Europe. It is invasive in parts of North America.
Other names: bugle, bugleherb, bugleweed, carpetweed, carpet bungleweed, common bugle. Bugle is also known as "carpenter's herb" due to its supposed ability to stem bleeding. Related spotting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/215...