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Blue Bugle

Ajuga reptans L.

Description:

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.

Habitat:

It is an herbaceous flowering plant native to Europe. It is invasive in parts of North America.

Notes:

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...

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injica
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injica

Croatia

Spotted on May 5, 2013
Submitted on May 9, 2013

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