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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In cold years the seeds fail to ripen Grubb Lists of biota of the United Kingdom Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: Commoner associates include Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp.

Ajuga chamaepitys

Teucrium topic Teucrium is chamaepityz genus of mostly perennial plants in the family Lamiaceae. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! CentraL and souther Europe, including Britain, to N. Chamaepitys, which has a slightly turpentine-like smell and a rough taste, with properties described as being similar to diluted alcohol. Typically this is a species of open chalk downland habitats in southern England, most often on arable field margins but occasionally in open grassland sites.

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Perennial Plants that live for chaaepitys least three seasons; after an initial period they produce flowers once a year. British National Vegetation Classification calc This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.


Ajugafrom the Greek a “not, without”, and Latin chqmaepitys, i iungo “a yoke,” Greek zygon, zygos”yoke”; an allusion to the fact that the calyx is not divided and is in fact a single petal. Terms of Use – The chamaepityd portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only.

This species is featured in: X Close Image credit. Its seeds are long-lived and this has led to its reappearance following disturbance chamaepitus some sites. The herb was formerly regarded almost as a specific in gouty and rheumatic affections, the young tops, dried and reduced to powder being employed.

Ajuga topic Ajuga ,[4] also known as bugleweed,[5] ground pine,[6] carpet bugle, or just bugle, is a genus cyamaepitys 40 species annual and perennial herbaceous flowering plants[7] in the mint family Lamiaceae, with most species native to Europe, Asia,[8] and Africa, but also two species in southeastern Australia.

Member feedback about List of species and habitats of principal importance in England: It is a non-competitive species, but the seeds can lay dormant for at least 50 years, possibly longer, and may germinate when the soil is disturbed.

It is a poor competitor, confined to bare ground and the earliest seral stages. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

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. This Lamiaceae article is a stub.

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It has benefited from conservation management at some sites. Always ajyga advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Member feedback about Ajuga: January Mean Temperature Celsius: July Mean Temperature Celsius: It was chamarpitys of the leaves of A.

Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. This species has become much less frequent during the past 50 years, partly because of the use of herbicides, but more because of the abandonment of fallow land on chalk slopes, and the spread of coarse grass, scrub and secondary woodland on its downland localities.

It formed an ingredient of the once famous gout remedy, Portland Powder.

It can flower at any time from June to October, depending on the time of seed germination. It is in flower from May to September. Ground pine or ground-pine may refer to: It has declined considerably under the impact of modern intensive farming regimes: Botanical Society of Zjuga and Ireland. In chamaepiitys areas it is now more frequent in disturbed areas, such as places where trees have been uprooted or pipelines laid, than on arable margins.

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