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Ground Ivy

Observed: 16th April 2011 By: ophrys
Yorkshire Naturalists' Union
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glechoma
Description:

Rather unassuming little plant, but attractive close-up.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ground-ivy (Glechoma hederacea) interacts

Comments

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Unassuming -

but useful. Before the advent of the "Flemmish weed" (the hop), it was a common preservative and flavouring for beer. As the nickname suggests, British drinkers were suspicious of the new-fangled additive. Fools!