Bugle

Scientific Name: 
Ajuga reptans
Family Name: 
Lamiaceae
Place of Origin: 
Europe
Plant Description: 
A flowering groundcover, depending on species can be annual or perennial
Plant Height: 
0.3m
Plant Width: 
1m
Plant Use: 
Beverage
Medicinal
Dye
Of Interest: 
Used as an ornamental plant it can be invasive in some climates. It can be used for a blue dye, and has been used as a wash/on bandages to stem bleeding and treat bruises. Herbalists also use it as a tea and gargle.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Ground cover
Climate: 
Cool Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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