Common Name: Ground Ivy (Creeping Charlie, Creeping Charley, Gill-over-the-Ground)
Latin Name:Glechoma hederacea, Syn. Nepeta glechoma
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Ground Ivy contains terpenoids and volatile oils such as pulegone that are known to irritate the liver, kidneys, and gastrointestinal tracts of mammals if consumed in sufficient quantity, so it is best to avoid feeding this plant to tortoises.
Do not confuse with Creeping Jenny which is also called Creeping Charlie, but is a different plant.