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Bugle (Ajuga reptans)
Image ID: 2011/bf022Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Carpenter's Herb
Family: Lamiaceae (Mint)
Height: 0.3 to 0.7 ft.
Blooms: May to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Irregular blossoms
Location: Butler-Freeport Trail
Notes: Creeps by runners. Lob development in leaves is variable.
More photos of this flower
- Ground Ivy
Bugle had flowers in a raceme (above the leaves), while ground ivy has flowers in the axils.
- Viper's Bugloss
Bugle flowers are distinctly asymmetric. Viper's bugloss has prominent red stamens.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!