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Scientific name: Glechoma hederacea
Size: Grows to a height of 20cm
Distribution: Found throughout the UK
Flowering months: April to July
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands, woodland edges, meadows, parks and gardens
Special features: Ground Ivy is a member of the mint family. It has rounded, blunt toothed leaves which grow in pairs on the square stems. The purple flowers also appear in pairs.