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Bugle – Ajuga reptans

Plant : Bugle is a native wild flower and is common in woodland, hedgerows and shrub land.  The square sectioned stems grow up to 30 cm high and have pairs of opposite leaves on alternating sides of the stems.  It is a member of the Lamiaceae family and attractive to bees.

Flower : The elegant, irregular, violet flowers have five petals and four stamen.  Three flowers grow from the base of each leaf.  It flowers between May and July.

Pollen : Click here to see more about Ajuga reptans pollen.

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