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gill-over-the-ground

Definitions

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  • n. trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta

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Examples

  • As further illustrations of this topic study common yarrow, betony, several mints, common iris, loosestrife, coreopsis, gill-over-the-ground, several wild sunflowers, horehound, and many other perennials that have grown for a long time without transplanting.

    Seed Dispersal

  • The blue gill-over-the-ground unmistakably belonged to her, for it carpeted an unused triangular corner of her garden inclosed by a leaning fence gray and gold with sea-side lichens.

    A New England girlhood, outlined from memory (Beverly, MA)

  • An Easter afternoon walk in KrisMar Woods was made more pleasant by the bluets, spring beauties, crowfoot toothwort, purple toothwort (almost through flowering), violets, gill-over-the-ground and re ...

    The Marietta Times

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