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Garlic Mustard

Observed: 9th May 2010 By: Beagle
Friends of Childwall Woods and FieldsMerseyside BioBankThe Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and
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Description:

Leaves stalked, heart-shaped and bluntly toothed. Flowers in leafless cluster, short stalked. 4 sepals, half as long as white petals.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) interacts

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anonymous spotter's picture

Jack-by-the Hedge

is another name - in this case "Jack" is from "Jacques" - old slang for a latrine.
Picked very young, it makes a pungent mint-sauce type dressing for lamb or mutton.