Definition of Creeping bugle
1. Noun. Low rhizomatous European carpeting plant having spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in parts of United States.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Bugle
Literary usage of Creeping bugle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Alpine Flowers for English Gardens by William Robinson (1870)
"The common British creeping bugle (A. reptans) is grown in gardens under various names for the sake of its dark browny- purple leaves, and a variegated ..."
2. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"... unless they are naturally moist. Native of Europe generally, the leafy spiked form a rare native of Britain. A. reptans (creeping bugle, syn. ..."
3. The Sylvan Year: Leaves from the Note-book of Raoul Dubois by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1876)
"... Plan:s —Nettles—Great Mullein—Arum—Meadow Bittercress—Its Constellations—Marsh Marigold—creeping bugle—Small-flowered Calamint — Broom in Flower—Broom ..."
4. The amateur's flower garden: A Handy Guide to the Formation and Management by Shirley Hibberd (1884)
"HARDY HERBACEOUS PLANTS FOE PLANTING ON ROCKERIES. —Ajuga reptans variegata, creeping Bugle; Linaria cymba- laria, Ivy-leaved Toadflax; Dianthus petraeus, ..."