Ajuga reptans

Common Bugle
Ajuga reptans

Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
AKA: Bugleweed, Carpetweed
Photo taken on: April 19, 2014
Location: Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Gardens

A native of Europe that is grown in gardens in the US and can be invasive. Grows in mats to 6" high with a spike of blue-purple flowers. Leaves are purplish-green with rounded teeth.

Blue/Purple Round Clusters