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ground pine

n.
1. Any of various club mosses that resemble miniature evergreen trees. Also called ground cedar.
2. A low-growing annual plant, Ajuga chamaepitys, of Eurasia and northern Africa, having yellow flowers and narrow leaves with a resinous smell.

ground pine

n
1. (Plants) a hairy plant, Ajuga chamaepitys, of Europe and N Africa, having two-lipped yellow flowers marked with red spots: family Lamiaceae (labiates). It smells of pine when crushed. See also bugle2
2. (Plants) any of certain North American club mosses, esp Lycopodium obscurum

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n.
1. a species of club moss.
2. a European herb, Ajuga chamaepitys, of the mint family, with a resinous odor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ground pine - any of several club mosses having long creeping stems and erect branchesground pine - any of several club mosses having long creeping stems and erect branches
club moss, club-moss, lycopod - primitive evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles
Lycopodium clavitum, running pine - a variety of club moss
foxtail grass, Lycopodium alopecuroides - ground pine thickly covered with bristly leaves; widely distributed in barren sandy or peaty moist coastal regions of eastern and southeastern United States
2.ground pine - low-growing annual with yellow flowers dotted red; faintly aromatic of pine resin; Europe, British Isles and North Africa
bugle, bugleweed - any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen herbs native to Eurasia; used for ground cover