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PYRAMIDAL BUGLE Ajuga pyramidalis (Lamiaceae) Height to 15cm. Upright perennial; stems are hairy all round. Plant usually forms a rather conical outline. Grows on limestone rocks. FLOWERS are 15mm long, blue with protruding stamens, and shorter than the purplish bracts (Apr-May). FRUITS are nutlets. LEAVES are oval and stalked. STATUS-Rare, in N England, N Scotland and W Ireland only.
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PYRAMIDAL BUGLE Ajuga pyramidalis (Lamiaceae) Height to 15cm. Upright perennial; stems are hairy all round. Plant usually forms a rather conical outline. Grows on limestone rocks. FLOWERS are 15mm long, blue with protruding stamens, and shorter than the purplish bracts (Apr-May). FRUITS are nutlets. LEAVES are oval and stalked. STATUS-Rare, in N England, N Scotland and W Ireland only.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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