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Wildflower ID please

Does anyone know what this is please? It's growing in the woodland near me but there was also lots of it in Grasmere the other week.

Sorry it's sideways, I took it on my iPhone and they always come out sideways image






  • DaintinessDaintiness EssexPosts: 980

    Wild garlic.

    When you click on the image to enlarge it, it always turns the right way around - a feature I really like image

  • chickychicky SurreyPosts: 10,206

    If you rub your fingers against the leaves you will be in no doubt!  Really strong garlicky smellimage

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  • star gaze lilystar gaze lily Posts: 16,762

    Its very pretty.

  • landgirl100landgirl100 Posts: 655

    Ramsons, Allium ursinium. Very invasive in gardens, lovely in the wild.

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,544

    Apparently delicious, though I have never tried it. Very much in demand in swanky restaurants. Which might explain why it has never featured in my kitchen.

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • pootlerpootler Posts: 95

    You can buy it in the supermarket here in Denmark, in pots along with parsley, coriander and the other usual herbs in the fruit and veg section. image

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,265

    The leaves are wonderful with goats cheese, pasta, fish, eggs .............. imageimageimage

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  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800

    Ooh lovely, I was thinking of trying to get some but not sure if it's invasive, I could put it in a pot though. It's very pretty.

    I'll take your word for it on the smell seen as the woodlands are a popular dog walking area image

    Thanks everyone image

  • BookertooBookertoo Posts: 1,306

    Just do take care, invasive is not a strong enough word - on Guernsey it is everywhere to a really damaging degree. 

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800

    Thanks Bookertoo, not good.....maybe I won't bother then as I have enough problems with Marestail without adding to it image 

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