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- A: Your invader sounds like ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea), a very difficult weed to control. If the stems are square and it smells slightly minty after you mow or cut it, this is the correct identification.
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- Take the weed Glechoma hederacea, for example, a member of the mint family Lamiaceae. It is commonly known as creeping charlie, but depending on where you garden, it also answers to ground-ivy, gill-over-the-ground, alehoof, tunhoof, catsfoot, field ...
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- Make sure creeping Charlie, ground ivy or the plant's Latin name, glechoma hederacea, is listed on the herbicide label as a targeted plant.
- How to control or get rid of ground ivy
- Several readers have asked for advice on getting rid of Creeping Charlie. This annoying weed is also known as ground ivy, Creeping Jenny, Ground-Over-the-Gill and probably a few more that I've forgotten.
- Weed of the Month: Creeping Charlie
- Creeping Charlie is bitter and horses generally do not graze it unless it is the only forage available. Photo: Kaldari/Wikimedia Commons. Common name: Creeping Charlie, ground ivy.
Hederacea is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Hederacea books and related discussion.
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