Definition of Ground ivy
1. Noun. Trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta.
Group relationships: Genus Glechoma, Glechoma
Generic synonyms: Vine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ground Ivy
Literary usage of Ground ivy
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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"See ground ivy (1). Ivy. The general name for Hedera ... See ground ivy. Ivy, Small. Hedera Helix, L. (the form which creeps on the ground).—Lyte. ..."