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Ajuga australis - R.Br.
                 
Common Name Australian Bugle
Family Lamiaceae or Labiatae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Most habitats, especially in open forests, in sandy soils in the montane zone[152, 154].
Range E. Australia - New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun

Summary

Ajuga australis Australian Bugle


Anthony O'Halloran http://asgap.org.au/a-aus.html
Ajuga australis Australian Bugle
   
Physical Characteristics
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Ajuga australis is an evergreen Perennial growing to 0.2 m (0ft 8in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in leaf 12-Jan. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Dappled Shade; Ground Cover;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses


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Salve.

The leaves are used as a salve for wounds[238] and also in the treatment of boils and sores[152, 238].
Other Uses
Plants can be used for ground cover[200].
Cultivation details
Prefers a humus-rich, moisture retentive soil and a sunny position[200]. Easily grown in the rock garden[1], it spreads rapidly by root suckers[157].
Propagation
Seed - sow spring or autumn in the open border[1]. Division in spring.
Other Names
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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