Definition of creeping Charlie in English:

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creeping Charlie

Entry from US English dictionary


1A creeping or trailing plant, in particular.
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  • Similar to many weeds, creeping Charlie will tolerate a wide variety of soils and environmental conditions.
  • Although creeping Charlie tolerates some shade, growth may be sparse if light is minimal.
  • Controlling creeping Charlie takes some work and is frequently not totally successful.
1.1 another term for moneywort.
1.2 another term for ground ivy.

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Syllabification: creep·ing Char·lie

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