ground ivy

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ground ivy

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A creeping or trailing European aromatic plant (Glechoma hederacea) in the mint family, widely naturalized in North America and having rounded scalloped leaves and small purplish flowers. Also called creeping Charlie, creeping Jenny.

ground ivy

n
(Plants) a creeping or trailing Eurasian aromatic herbaceous plant, Glechoma (or Nepeta) hederacea, with scalloped leaves and purplish-blue flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)

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n.
a creeping aromatic plant, Glechoma hederacea, of the mint family, having rounded leaves and clusters of small blue flowers.
[1300–50]
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Noun1.ground ivy - trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging basketsground ivy - trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta
genus Glechoma, Glechoma - ground ivy
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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