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Noun1.Helxine - one speciesHelxine - one species; a dwarf creeping mat-forming evergreen herb
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Urticaceae, nettle family, Urticaceae - a family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairs
baby tears, baby's tears, Helxine soleirolia, Soleirolia soleirolii - prostrate or creeping Corsican herb with moss-like small round short-stemmed leaves
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Q I have Mind your Own Business or Helxine (Soleirolia soleirolii) growing rampant in my lawn.
TABLE 12-1 COMMON NAME GENUS/SPECIES TEMPERATURE Foliage Aluminum plant Pilea cadieri 75-85 Arrowhead plant Syngonium 75-85 Asparagus fern Asparagus 75-85 Baby tears Helxine 45-65 Begonia Begonia 75-85 Bromeliad Aechmea 60-75 Bromeliad Guzmania 60-75 Bromeliad Neoregelia 70-80 Bromeliad Nidularium 65-75 Cabbage palm Cordyline 60-85 Caladium Caladium 70-75 Calathea Calathea 60-64 Cast-iron plant Aspidistra elatior 75-85 Chinese evergreen Aglaonema 75-85 Cleyera Cleyera 55-70 Coffee Coffea arabica 60-70 Coleus Coleus 75-90 Croton Codiaeum 65-85 Date palm Phoenix spp.
THE chequerboard effect is made with squares of flint, moss-like helxine and scented, ground-hugging camomile.