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mon·ey·wort

 (mŭn′ē-wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
A European creeping plant (Lysimachia nummularia) naturalized in eastern North America, having rounded, opposite leaves and single, axillary yellow flowers. Also called creeping Jenny.

[From the round shape of its leaves.]

moneywort

(ˈmʌnɪˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) a European and North American creeping primulaceous plant, Lysimachia nummularia, with round leaves and yellow flowers. Also called: creeping Jennie

mon•ey•wort

(ˈmʌn iˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)

n.
a creeping plant, Lysimachia nummularia, of the primrose family, having roundish leaves and solitary yellow flowers.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moneywort - a loosestrife vinemoneywort - a loosestrife vine      
loosestrife - any of various herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lysimachia
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It is also home to two rare plants including the Cornish moneywort and a liverwort known as a bog earwot.
Then everything is growing back: Jacob's ladder, ragwort, leafcup, wood mint, ground ivy, catchweed, moneywort, waterleaf, sweet rockets, leafcup, hemlock, parsnip and garlic mustard.
English: Bacopa, Brain plant, Coastal waterhyssop (Wang) , Herb of grace, Indian pennywort, Moneywort, Monnier's bacopa, Thyme-leaved gratiola, Water hyssop, White hyssop 22 Corchorus capsularis L.
And a really good spreader is creeping jenny or moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia).