Pilea nummulariifolia

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Pilea nummulariifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Urticaceae
Genus: Pilea
Species: P. nummulariifolia
Binomial name
Pilea nummulariifolia

Pilea nummulariifolia is a perennial evergreen herbaceous plant commonly known as creeping charlie native to the Caribbean (including Florida[1]) and northern South America.[2][3] It can be grown indoors, for example in a hanging pot.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Pilea nummulariifolia (Sw.) Weddell". PLANTS. 
  2. ^ "Creeping charlie Pilea nummulariifolia". 
  3. ^ "Pilea nummulariifolia (Sw.) Wedd.". United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area Germplasm Resources Information Network. 
  4. ^ "Creeping Charlie, or Pilea nummulariifolia, or Swedish Ivy (Pilea nummulariifolia)". Encyclopædia Britannica. 
  5. ^ INDOOR PLANTS: PLANT LISTS, Arizona Master Gardener Manual