ground ivy

noun
a creeping, aromatic plant, Glechoma hederacea, of the mint family, having rounded leaves and whorling clusters of small blue flowers.


Origin:
1300–50; Middle English

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ground ivy
 
n
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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Ground ivy should be eradicated in all places where it is a danger to animals.
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