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

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Foliage can also have a dramatic effect on baskets, especially those trailers with variegated leaves like Glechoma hederacea Variegata, Helichrysum petiolare and Plectranthus forsteri Marginatus.
Fatoua villosa (Thunb.) Nakai Hairy crabweed Glechoma hederacea L.
The reference manual said that Creeping Charlie (Ground Ivy, Glechoma hederacea L.) was a "stoloniferous hardy perennial".
The effects of nutrient availability on foraging in the clonal herb Glechoma hederacea. Journal of Ecology 75:95-112.
Its botanical name is Glechoma hederacea. Almost certainly you will have met it, probably as a nuisance weed insinuating itself among the grass blades in the lawn almost without being noticed until the small flowers appear.
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).
Other herbaceous species in abundance include stinging nettle (Urtica diocia), false nettle (Boehmeria cylindrica), ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea), smartweed (Polygonum pennsylvanicum), and wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia).
As early as the late 1800s, Wilson (1895) noted Daucus carota and Glechoma hederacea were very common, Meliolotus officinale and Saponaria officinale were common, and Vinca minor was becoming common.
Lee et al., "Anti-inflammatory activity of constituents from Glechoma hederacea var.
melissophyllum and, Polystichum aculeatum r in 1; Anemonoides nemorosa, Glechoma hederacea and Polypodium cambricum Pteridium aquilinum subsp.
Nac oeddwn oedd yr ateb, ond wedi mynd adra, dyma fynd i browla i lyfr Dafydd Davies ac Arthur Jones, "Enwau Cymraeg ar Blanhigion" a gweld mai enw arall ar yr eidral (Glechoma hederacea; ground ivy yn Saesneg) ydi llysiau'r esgyrn.
Clonal integration and plasticity in foraging behaviour in Glechoma hederacea. Journal of Ecology 75:1023-1036.
Seedlings of some woody species (Hedera helix, Fraxinus excelsior, Acer pseudoplatanus) and grasses (Impatiens noli-tangere, Glechoma hederacea, Carex remota) are found on logs when they rot in full light of wide gaps, but they generally die after one year (pets.