creeping Charlie


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ground ivy

Herbal medicine
(1) Gutu kola, see there.  
(2) A low-lying perennial evergreen that contains vitamin C, it was used in colonial America for treating asthma, cough, fever, intestinal bloating, tuberculosis, ulcers and other conditions; it is less used by modern herbalists.

creeping Charlie

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Stimulating vegetative growth in lawns during June, July and August will support the growth of warm temperature plants such as crabgrass, dandelion, creeping Charlie and plantain.
Inexpensive Wandering Jews and Creeping Charlies have been popular in the past, are easy care but tend to be short-lived.