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.
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Creeping Charlie, also known as Ground Ivy, Gill over the Ground, or Glechoma, is a short-branching plant that invades many lawns.
I sprayed Fertilome's Weed Free Zone herbicide in the spring and it wiped out my creeping charlie, clover, dandelions and other broadleaf weeds.
I took a sample into work and my colleagues smugly informed me that I had an infestation of "Creeping Charlie." "Can't kill it with a stick" was the advice that most people gave me.
The plants (geraniums, petunias, and creeping Charlie shown here) are fed biweekly through the growing season.
That makes it more effective on hard-to-kill weeds like clover and creeping Charlie.