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BUGLE Ajuga reptans (Lamiaceae) Height to 20cm<br />
Familiar, upright perennial with stems hairy on 2 opposite sides only. Grows in woods and grassy places, usually on damp, heavy soils. Leafy, creeping runners root at intervals. FLOWERS are 15mm long and bluish violet, the lower lip with pale veins. FRUITS are nutlets. LEAVES are ovate; lower leaves are stalked, upper ones are unstalked and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread and commonest in the S.
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BUGLE Ajuga reptans (Lamiaceae) Height to 20cm
Familiar, upright perennial with stems hairy on 2 opposite sides only. Grows in woods and grassy places, usually on damp, heavy soils. Leafy, creeping runners root at intervals. FLOWERS are 15mm long and bluish violet, the lower lip with pale veins. FRUITS are nutlets. LEAVES are ovate; lower leaves are stalked, upper ones are unstalked and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread and commonest in the S.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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