Ajuga chamaepitys is a species of flowering plant of the family Lamiaceae. Popularly known as yellow bugle or ground-pine,[1] the plant has many of the same. Much-branched annual dm; lvs cleft into 3(5) linear segments; lower lip of the yellow (purple) cor much prolonged, its base narrow, with 2 small lateral lobes. Learn more about the Ground pine – with amazing Ground pine photos and facts on Arkive.

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Sign up to our newsletter Ajgua the latest wild news direct to your inbox. British National Vegetation Classification open The species spreads very slowly, but can hang on in established sites and bloom again after some considerable time when the right conditions allow.

Ajuga chamaepitys – Wikipedia

Libanus, for frankincense, occurs only in the Vulgate. For other species, click here: Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. The leaves have an opposite arrangement. This page was last edited on 30 Januaryat Chamaepityswhich has a slightly turpentine-like smell and a rough taste, with properties described as being similar to diluted alcohol.

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Though it is no longer a typical arable weed, it sometimes still occurs with Filago pyramidata, T. Its seeds are long-lived and this has led to its reappearance following disturbance at some sites.

Although frequently thought of as an annual, some robust plants are plainly short-lived perennials with a woody tap-root. It may grow on bare chalk or chalky clay, but more typically prefers a thin surface layer of sandy or gravelly drift.

Vascular plants, edn 3Wigginton, M. It is one of two arable weed communities of light lime-rich soils. The chamapitys can remain dormant for some years.


Very local in sandy and chalky arable fields and in open habitats in chalky grassland in southeastern England[4, 17]. We are currently updating this section. Its yellow flowers are like those of a miniature red-dotted snapdragon, in ones or twos up the stem and amongst leaves.

A proportion of its seeds from any spring will germinate in autumn, but some will also germinate the next spring if protected from winter frosts. They are ajjga all over the world but are most common in Mediterranean climates. Teucrium is a genus of mostly perennial plants in the family Lamiaceae. British National Vegetation Classification calc Even when suitable growing areas are prepared, the plant does not readily occupy these because it has no known mechanism for spreading, other than dispersal by rabbits, stock or human disturbance, but just fortifies itself in small coloniesrarely more than a few hundred square metres in area.


Scarlet pimpernel Anagallis arvensis. The plant benefits from the activity of rabbits in reducing the crop canopy and opening up areas by scraping. The following is a list of vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens which were regarded as rare species by the authors of British Plant Communities, together with the communities in which they occur.

Holly-leaved naiad Najas marina. Its distribution extends eastwards into the Levant and southwards to North Africa. It was composed of the leaves of A. Ajuga chamae;itys Ajuga ,[4] also known as bugleweed,[5] ground pine,[6] carpet bugle, or just bugle, is a genus of 40 species annual and perennial herbaceous flowering plants[7] in the mint family Lamiaceae, with most species chamaepityx to Europe, Asia,[8] and Africa, but also two species in southeastern Australia.

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The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Bees. List of species and habitats of principal importance in England topic Wet woodland – one of 56 habitats chamadpitys principal importance for conservation of biodiversity in England. The herb was formerly regarded almost as a specific in gouty and rheumatic affections.