Plant ID forum: Help IDing this plant/weed

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Jul 26, 2017 5:59 PM CST
Hi there, my dad thinks this was ground cover from a flowerbed that's run wild, we don't know what it is or how to get rid of it. I forgot to take a picture of the whole thing, it's almost vine like, 6 inches or so long with little roots along the vine to hold it down. I've attempted to google a description of it to no avail. Thanks.

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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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Jul 26, 2017 7:25 PM CST
Maybe Ajuga reptans Bugleweed

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans)
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NW Indiana (Zone 6a)
Jul 26, 2017 10:39 PM CST
I agree on it looking like bugleweed
Jul 27, 2017 10:37 AM CST

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Here's a couple more photos just to be certain. I showed Dad a picture of the flowering plants and he agrees that it might be correct.

Name: Meri Taylor
SD (Zone 4b)
Jul 27, 2017 12:26 PM CST
I agree, it looks like Ajuga

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