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Garlic Mustard

Common flower of spring along hedgerows and woodland edges.



Common Name Garlic Mustard
Alternative Name(s) Jack-in-the-pulpit, Jack-by-the-hedge
Scientific Name Alliaria Petiolata
Species Group Cabbage Family Crucifereae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Cabbage family - Cruciferae
Status Common
Flower Colour Group White
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
Preferred Environment
Look for Cluster of small white flowers at the top of the stem with a smell of garlic
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Cabbage Family Crucifereae