The wood I walk in on this mild May day, with the young yellow-brown foliage of the oaks between me and the blue sky, the white star-flowers and the blue-eyed speedwell and the ground ivy
at my feet, what grove of tropic palms, what strange ferns or splendid broad-petalled blossoms, could ever thrill such deep and delicate fibres within me as this home scene?
Dicots, on the other hand, are termed broadleaf weeds and include such plants as horse pursalane, spurge, garden spurge, dandelion, clover, ground ivy
, knotweed and plantain.
Look for Ground Ivy
, Creeping Charlie, Creeping Jenny, Gill-over-the-ground and Robin Runaway and all are referring to the same plant -- Glecoma hederacea.
During the registration process and after registration was approved for Imprelis, an herbicide product intended to control weeds like dandelions, clover, thistle, plantains and ground ivy
, DuPont failed to submit 18 reports.
Scientists at the University of Maryland tested chitosan-alginate beads, prepared using ion-induced gelation, for the encapsulation of polyphenolic antioxidants from different plant extracts, including raspberry leaf, hawthorn, ground ivy
, yarrow, nettle and olive leaf.
Galls complete with their insect inhabitants have long been offered for sale alongside local fruits in street markets in Mexico and the Middle East, and a common gall found in this country on ground ivy
is eaten in France and Sweden.
The menu is an adventurous tale of coast and country ramblings, unusual, tempting dishes sprinkled with ingredients that demand a little further inquiry: fried peas and mushy fish, slow-cooked cauliflower, sea aster, chickweed, ground ivy
, rock samphire, whipped sea buckthorn - that one my personal favourite.
6 GROUND IVY
Aliases: creeping Charlie, cat's foot, field balm, dollar weed
To this day the smell of ground ivy
whirls me back to childhood evenings hunting nightcrawlers in a graveyard with my dad.
Dandelions and ground ivy
mostly, with a few generous patches of clover and thistles.
To my right, I see the rectangular outline of one grave which makes a picture frame for harebells and buttercups while others, entwined with ground ivy
, are full of English daisies.