Taxon  Report   9982    
Glechoma hederacea  L.
Ground ivy
Glechoma hederacea
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Glechoma hederacea
© 2004 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Glechoma hederacea
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Glechoma hederacea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Glechoma hederacea
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Glechoma
Toxicity: MINOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Glechoma hederacea var. micrantha
PLANTS: Glechoma hederacea var. parviflora
PLANTS: Nepeta hederacea
More information about  Glechoma hederacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).