A native of Europe.
An annual broadleaf weed, that occurs in turf, roadsides, meadows, or crops.
Grows in thick, prostrate mats low to the ground, with many stems
Mature plant is very low-growing and thick. Stems grow out to around 10 inches, with leaves in whorls in groups of 4 to 6 leaves at intervals along the stem.
Leaves are small and lance-shaped, and have a pungent odor.
Flowers are small, blue or pinkish, and occur in clumps of 2 or 3 at the ends of the stems, and have 4 or 5 petals.
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