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Stachys ajugoides  Benth.
Ajuga hedge nettle,   Bugle hedgenettle,   Hedge nettle
Stachys ajugoides is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Genus: Stachys
Family: Lamiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSStachys ajugoides var. ajugoides
JEFStachys ramosa
Information about  Stachys ajugoides from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (STAJ)

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[Wikipedia] Range, Description: Stachys ajugoides is a species of flowering plant in the mint family known by the common name bugle hedgenettle.[1] It is native to western North America, where it can be found in many types of habitat in Oregon, California, and Baja California, especially moist areas. It is an aromatic herb with serrate leaves. The inflorescence is a spike of interrupted clusters of flowers, often in shades of pink. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/15/2024).