Definition of Ajuga reptans
1. Noun. Low rhizomatous European carpeting plant having spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in parts of United States.
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Literary usage of Ajuga reptans
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1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"... at flowers of Ajuga reptans in the Long Meadow at Abbott's Wood (Porritt), hovering over the flowers of Ajuga reptans during sunshine in the damp ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"the Middle C., Ajuga reptans, L. (Lyte); and the Less C., Bellis perennis, L. (Grete Herball). There were also the King's Consound, Delphinium Consolida, ..."
3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"Ajuga reptans purpurea.—A dwarf dark-leaved plant ; lues a moist situation, ... Ajuga reptans variegata.—This, instead of being a bronze- leaved kind, ..."
4. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1883)
"A black humble-bee, striped behind with yellow and white, made 52 visits to Ajuga reptans, then one to Viola canina (also blue), and afterwards flew right ..."