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Ajuga reptans
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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae – Mint family
Genus: Ajuga L. – bugle
Species: Ajuga reptans L. – common bugle
USDA Zones: 3-10
pH: 5.5-7.5
Height: .3 ft.

Ajuga reptans, commonly known as Blue bugle, Bugleherb, Bugleweed, Carpetweed, Carpet Bungleweed, Common bugle, or Burgundy lace, is a herbaceous flowering plant native to Europe. This plant is often used as medicinal and ornamental plant. It is invasive in parts of North America.

Common Names[]

Bugleweed, Carpet Bugle


  • Full sun to partial shade
  • Well drained soil


  • perennial
  • deer resistant
  • While not particularly invasive, it will invade lawns if not contained.