Please identify this ground cover

stagnantdataMay 2, 2012

I live in central california and bermuda grass is a very common grass here so I planted it as a lawn. It was a very nice lawn until I planted two chineese elms in the center and they shaded out my lawn. A very interesting ground cover began to grown in this spot that looks like a clover or violet. Since I liked how nice it looked I decided to let it take over the this area since it does not grow very high and requires very little mowing . It also stays green all winter even n temperatures down in the 20's. Can someone tell me what it is? Thank you in advance for any info you can supply.

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Violet and clover really share few similarities. Perhaps you can attach a picture so that we can see what you have.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2012 at 10:47PM
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theplantwizard(Sunset 13)

Dichondra perhaps?

    Bookmark   May 3, 2012 at 12:43AM
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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Ground-ivy (Glechoma hederacea) stays green throughout the winter here and is a common lawn weed. You can compare to that.

FataMorgana

Here is a link that might be useful: Google images - ground ivy

    Bookmark   May 3, 2012 at 7:32AM
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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

I didn't see there was a picture in a separate post. Thread linked in below.

FataMogana

Here is a link that might be useful: Other post

    Bookmark   May 3, 2012 at 7:34AM
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