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Nellie Neal: Eliminate greybeard spots with fungicide
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.
Time in a Garden: A linguistic look at gardening
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 ...
Early fall is prime time to tackle lawn improvement
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.

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