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May 7, 2018 11:07 AM CST
Name: TKL
Rochester, NY (Zone 6a)
Hi! I appreciate any help in identifying this plant which is taking over my lawn. I'm in Upstate NY, first spring here so not sure whether it's a perennial. Do you recommend I try to kill it?

Thank you.

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May 7, 2018 11:20 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Hi renifer, Welcome!

My first thought is that it reminds me of Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans) but I'm not real sure. Hopefully others will be along shortly and be able to identify it.
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May 7, 2018 12:09 PM CST
Name: Ruud
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I agree ,

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May 7, 2018 12:18 PM CST

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It is Ajuga, lovely spires of blue flowers appear which attract the bees. Personally I would keep it and enjoy the beneficial insects which will be visiting.
May 7, 2018 1:15 PM CST
Name: TKL
Rochester, NY (Zone 6a)
Thank you plantladylin, Ruud, and Yorkshirelass! Thank You! This is really helpful. I'd love to keep them but I will have to, eventually, mow the grass Sighing! .
May 7, 2018 1:19 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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Ajuga won't mind being mowed along with the grass.
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