ground ivy


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Synonyms for ground ivy

trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets

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To this day, the smell of ground ivy not only fills me with these images, lessons, and memories, but also tenderness towards my dad, who furthered my bond with nature on our many fishing trips, where we used those nightcrawlers as bait.
Ground ivy has been used as an herbal remedy for treating coughs.
Bladderwrack, clivers, ground ivy and burdock root help relieve water retention, eliminate toxins from the body and support your urinary tract.
If the problems come every year and are quite severe, like those affecting John, then a combination of herbs - such as Napiers Nettle blend, which contains Nettle, Chamomile, Eyebright, Plantain, Elderflower, Ground Ivy and Golden seal - would be appropriate.
Ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea ``Variegata'') is not a true ivy but rather a mounding and trailing, delicately leafed ground cover.
Volatile or essential oils as poisonous principle: Baneberry, Buttercups, Crowfoot, Ground Ivy, Lobelia, Snakeberry, Spurge White Cohish
The picturesque trees -- lopsided, fallen, covered in mistletoe and ground ivy -- that have been the marvel of generations from Jean-Jacques Rousseau to the Romantics to the ecologists are nothing but an image of obsolescence that some would like to preserve at all costs.
There might be a damp area you want to use, in which case choose flowers that thrive in bogs and damp ditches like marsh marigold (Caltha palustris), ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea), the lesser celandine (Rununculus ficaria), lady's smock (Cardamine pratensis), figwort (Scrophularia nodosa) or meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria).
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in August 2010, is the brand name for aminocyclopyrachlor, a selective herbicide intended to kill unwanted broad leaf weeds, including dandelions, clovers, ground ivy, and wild violets, without damaging other desirable, non-target vegetation.
A From the sample you sent me, the plant is ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea), which is not an ivy at all.
Their ``sore throat-cold'' pot uses one purple sage, one hyssop and three lemon thyme plants from a garden center, plus one elecampane (Inula helenium) and one ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea) from an herb specialty nursery.