Ground Ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

Ground Ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

Commonly known as Ground-ivy, gill-over-the-ground or Creeping Charlie. It has numerous medicinal uses, and is commonly used as a tasty salad green in many countries.

Structure: Creeping

Life Cycle: Cool-season perennial

What To Look For: Creeping stems several feet long that root at nodes; small blue-violet flowers

Growth Period: Spring, summer, and fall