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Weeds and Plant Identification
Ground ivy (creeping Charlie) - Glechoma hederacea

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Ground ivy plant

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Ground ivy (creeping Charlie)
Glechoma hederacea L.
Lamiaceae (Mint family)
 
Life cycle
Prostrate, creeping perennial.
 
Leaves
Opposite, kidney-shaped to rounded leaves are approximately 1 inch wide with scalloped margins, palmate veins and long leaf stalks. Damaged leaves emit a mintlike odor.
 
Stems
Prostrate, creeping stolons are square in cross-section and root at the nodes to form thick patches. 
 
Flowers and fruit
Purplish blue, funnel-shaped flowers with two lips are found in clusters in the upper leaf axils. The upper lip has two lobes; the lower lip has three lobes. Fruit are small, brown, egg-shaped nutlets. 
 
Reproduction
Creeping stems and seeds.

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