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Ajuga  orientalis L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Ajuga  orientalis L. 
SynonymsAjuga orientalis var. aenesia Heldr.
 Bugula orientalis (L.) Mill.
 Bulga orientalis (L.) Kuntze
Territory Southeastern EuropeEastern EuropeCaucasusWestern Asia
dry, stony grassland
Altitude500-3100m
Description leaves 3-9cm long, ovate to oblong, broadly dentate, sometimes shallowly lobate, densely lanate, flowers 12-16mm long, in crowded whorls
Size5-30cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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