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Ajuga reptans

La bugle rampante
Bugle

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple,

blue

Flower size

14-17 mm

Flowering months

March,

April

Leaf type

Elliptic,

Ovate

Height

10-35 cm

Description

An erect hairy perennial with a creeping and rooting habit. The stem is square, hairy on two sides.

Grows in damp ditches and woodland clearings, as well as on stony grassy places on calcareous soils.

Flowers

The blue-violet flowers are borne in whorls along the stem.

Leaves

Ovate leaf is egg-shaped, wider at base, Elliptic oval leaf. Egg-shaped to elliptic, opposite, lightly serrated. The leaves are deep green splashed with purple.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: splits into 4 closed chambers.

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