Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Glechoma hederacea L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Derek Anderson

Kurt Stüber

Michael Clayton

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert Bierman

Stephen L. Solheim

Janice Stiefel
Family Lamiaceae
Glechoma hederacea L.
creeping-Charlie, gill-over-the-ground, ground-ivy
Glechoma: Greek name for thyme or pennyroyal
hederacea: of or pertaining to ivy
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
Plant: erect to creeping, perennial, 1"-16" tall forb with rank odor; stems square
Flower: purple, 5-parted, 1/3"-3/4" long; flower drawing inflorescence usually 3 short-stalked flowers in loose whorls from the leaf axils; blooms April-June
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, all similar, stalked, rounded with rounded teeth
Habitat: moderate moisture; disturbed sites, woods, lawns
(Glossary)

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