Ground-ivy - Glechoma hederacea
Low to short patch forming plant, aromatic, creeping and rooting at the nodes. Flowering stems ascending to erect. Leaves kidney shaped to almost heart shaped, coarsely toothed and long stalked. Flowers pale violet blue with purple spots on the lower lip, occasionally pink found at base of leaves.
Varied habitats such as hedgerows and roadside verges, waste and cultivated land.
March to May.
Common throughout Britain.
Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 588 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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