Weed of the Month: Creeping Charlie
Common name: Creeping Charlie, ground ivy
Scientific name: Glechoma hederacea L.

Life Cycle: Creeping perennial
Origin: Eurasia
Poisonous: Yes

Ground ivy is distributed widely across the United States, except for in the desert Southwest. It grows in lawns, flowerbeds, and pastures. Horse pasture infestations are more severe during overgrazed or other conditions that inhibit grass growth.

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