Botanical name: Ajuga lobata Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Synonyms: Bulga lobata
Lobed-Leaf Bugleweed is a perennial erect herb having runners. Flowers are lilac, purple to reddish-purple, about 1.5 cm across, with flower-tube nearly three times as long as calyx, and with a very large 3-lobed lower lip, borne in in leaf-axils whorls, sometimes forming a short at branch-ends cluster. Stems long slender 1-2 ft, prostrate creeping and rooting at the nodes, brownish hairy. Leaves are long-stalked, with rounded or oblong, shallowly lobed blade with a heart-shaped base, 2.5-4 cm across. Lobed-Leaf Bugleweed is found in the Eastern Himalayas, from C Nepal to SW China, Burma, at altitudes of 1500-3300 m. Flowering: April-May.
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