Ground Ivy or Joy: Creeping Charlie: Field Balm.

Nepeta hederacea. Mint Family. Apr. - July.

A plant with creeping stem, 6 - 18 inches long, found in damp, shady places. Eastern half of United States and Canada, south to Kansas and Georgia. Naturalized from Europe.

Flowers

Small, pale purple, spotted darker near the throat; 2-lipped, upper lip 2-lobed, lower lip 3-lobed; growing from leaf angles.

Leaves

Rounded, heart-shaped, scallop toothed.

Gill over the Ground.

Gill-over-the-Ground.