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Does anyone know what this plant Is? Is it a weed?


  • FireFire Posts: 17,116
    edited May 2018
    Looks like garlic mustard. Young leaves are delicious in salads. You can cook the leaves like spinach or make a pesto with it. Great habitat for butterflies. The flowers, not the pesto.
  • a1154a1154 Posts: 1,059
    Also jack by the hedge. It’s definitely a weed when it’s in my garden.
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,720
    Orange tip butterflies like it. I remove it when the annuals are ready to go in.
  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 4,467
    Alliaria petiolata   has many common names including  Jack-by-the-hedge. Other common names include Garlic Mustard,[2] garlic root, hedge garlic, sauce-alone, skyut, Jack-in-the-bush, penny hedge and poor man's mustard
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
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