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Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata

Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata

Flores > Brassicales > Brassicaceae

Names in different Languages

EnglishGarlic Mustard
FrenchHerbe à ail
SpanishHierba del ajo


A plant that flowers the second year. Young leaves taste of both garlic and mustard giving the english name.

How to Identify

When flowering, the plant is grown high and thin. Identified by its color white and the small four symmetrical petals of the flower, bundled together with other flowers.

Where When to Spot

I usually see this flower in forests forming large patches.



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