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Glechoma hederacea

Common Name(s):
Gill-over-the-hill, Ground-ivy
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Introduced from Europe

Season:
Spring into mid-summer
Height:
Creeper; up to 8 in.
Foliage:
0.5-1.5 in. opposite, scalloped, roundish or kidney-shaped leaves; heart-shaped at base; creeping stems
Flower:
3-7 blue-violet flowers in whorls in leaf axis; corolla is two-lipped; lower lip has three lobes
Site:
Roadsides, lawns, shady spots, waste places, thickets
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2588

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