Definition of Creeping bugle

1. Noun. Low rhizomatous European carpeting plant having spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in parts of United States.

Exact synonyms: Ajuga Reptans
Generic synonyms: Bugle, Bugleweed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Bugle

creeping Charlie
creeping Jenny
creeping St John's wort
creeping bellflower
creeping bent
creeping bugle (current term)
creeping crowfoot
creeping elegance
creeping eruption
creeping fern
creeping juniper
creeping lily
creeping myiasis
creeping oxalis
creeping palsy
creeping snowberry
creeping spike rush

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, ..."

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