- a creeping plant, Lysimachia nummularia, of the primrose family, having roundish leaves and solitary yellow flowers.
Origin of moneywort
Also called creeping Charlie, creeping Jennie, creeping Jenny.
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Examples from the Web for moneywort
Amongst the flowers, the moneywort is dedicated to S. Mdard.The Churches of Paris
S. Sophia Beale
Thyme is of ancient use, but rather unmanageable; one garden owner has set his edgings of Moneywort, otherwise Creeping-jenny.Old-Time Gardens
Alice Morse Earle
The moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia) (Fig. 117, D), as well as other species, also belongs here.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany
Douglas Houghton Campbell
Who is not familiar with the Moneywort, with its low-trailing habit and small yellow flowers?Your Plants
- a European and North American creeping primulaceous plant, Lysimachia nummularia, with round leaves and yellow flowersAlso called: creeping Jennie
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