Garlic Mustard
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 12th May 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Baron's Haugh on 4th May 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
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Garlic Mustard.
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Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Alliaria petiolata.
Cabbage.
Biennial.

Hedge Garlic. Poor Man's Mustard.
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Cultivated, waste and bare ground, hedgerows, open woodland
April-June.
60-120 cms.
This plant is so-called because its crushed leaves bear
the unmistakable smell of garlic.
The leaves can be used for flavouring and sauces
with salad and meat dishes
.