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Noun: field balm  feeld baam
  1. Trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta
    - ground ivy, alehoof, gill-over-the-ground, runaway robin, Glechoma hederaceae, Nepeta hederaceae
  2. Low-growing strongly aromatic perennial herb of southern Europe to Great Britain; naturalized in United States
    - lesser calamint, Calamintha nepeta, Calamintha nepeta glantulosa, Satureja nepeta, Satureja calamintha glandulosa

Derived forms: field balms

Type of: calamint, vine

Part of: genus Glechoma, Glechoma

Encyclopedia: Field balm