Photo: Alliaria petiolata.

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Flowering plants. Early summer plant, you don't get many good leaves after mid-Jul or so. It's not _the_ mustard, nor a garlic, but its leaves leave a garlicky aftertaste. Good in salads, if you like it. Vanhakaupunginlahti, Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 1999-05-25.

Alliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara et Grande
Engl.: garlic mustard, flixweed, hedge garlic, Jack-by-the-hedge, sauce alone.
Deu.: Knoblauchsrauke, Gewöhnliche Knoblauchsrauke, Lauchkraut, Lauchrauke.
Suom.: litulaukka.
Sven.: löktrav, vitlöksört.
Fran.: alliaire.
Bot. syn.: Alliaria alliaria (L.) Britt, Alliaria officinalis Andrz. ex M. Bieb., Arabis petiolata M. Bieb., Erysimum alliaria L., Sisymbrium alliaria (L.) Scop.

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Photo: Alliaria petiolata.

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