Ajuga genevensis L.  
Family: Lamiaceae
blue bugle, Geneva bugle, standing bugle
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Richard Bauer  
Etymology: Ajuga: an obscure name meaning creeping
Plants: more or less erect perennial, 4"-12" tall, aromatic forb; stems square; rhizomes without creeping stolons, not forming mat
Leaves: opposite
Flowers: blue, 5-parted, 1/2" long, irregularly tube-shaped, lower lip with a cleft; flower drawing inflorescence whorls of 6 or more flowers forming a spike from the upper leaf axils; blooms April-June
Fruits: 1-seeded nutlet
Habitat: disturbed areas, lawns
Conservation Status: Introduced - locally established
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Steve C. Garske  
Ajuga genevensis image
Robert Bierman  
Ajuga genevensis image
Steve C. Garske  
Ajuga genevensis image
Steve C. Garske  
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