Bugle - Ajuga reptans Ajuga reptans


Colour: Blue
Flowering: May - July
Height: Up to 12" (30 cm)
Family: Labiatae




Bugle can be found in damp shady woodland or meadows.

It looks similar to selfheal, although the flowers are more blue. The flowers are small, about 15 mm long, and they grow up leafy spikes. The leaves are hairy and bronze in colour.

It spreads quickly with runners creeping outwards from the roots.

Bugle has medicinal uses - to ease coughs, to stop bleeding and even helps cure hangovers!



Bugle - Ajuga reptans

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