Ajuga reptans Lamiaceae Bugle

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Description - Neat flower spikes up to 25cm high produce small dark blue flowers with a small upper lip and a larger lobed lower lip. Leaves are arranged in opposite pairs, and have a bronze colouration.

Habitat - Confined in Guernsey to rather wet areas, such as stream sides and wet meadows.

Comments - Bugle is rather rare here, although widespread over mainland Britain.It is only recorded in about half a dozen sites at present.

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