Taxon  Report   7751    
Stachys ajugoides  Benth.
Ajuga hedge nettle,  Bugle hedgenettle, Hedge nettle
Stachys ajugoides
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Stachys ajugoides
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
Stachys ajugoides
© 2012 Vernon Smith
Stachys ajugoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Stachys ajugoides
© 2004 Bob Huettmann
Genus: Stachys
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Stachys ajugoides var. ajugoides
ICPN: Stachys ramosa
More information about  Stachys ajugoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).