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Western Isles Wildflowers

Western Isles wildflowers is a collection of information about our Hebridean wildflowers including identification hints, traditional herbal uses and general plant lore.

 

Garlic Mustard

Alliaria petiolata

Garlic Mustard
Garlic Mustard
Garlic Mustard

Garlic mustard is also known as Jack-in-the-hedge, garlic root, penny hedge, poor man's mustard, jack-in-the-bush and Jack-by the-hedge.

This wildflower is an annual or biennial plant which grows 30 -100cm tall. It has broad heart-shaped or triangular leaves which have a toothed edge. The flowers are very small four-petalled and white, forming clusters.

Garlic mustard is not a native wildflower of the Western Isles.

 

Photography © Suzanne Harris
Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
19th June, 2007

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May 27th Lush Green!

June 11th White

June 25th Pink

 

 


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