Scientific Name: (Alliaria petiolata)
Garlic Mustard
• A fast-spreading bienniel woodland herb.

• Can displace native herbaceous plants and dominate the forest floor in 10 years.

• Leaves and stems have a garlic odor when crushed.

• Edibile herb used in many recipes such as Garlic Mustard Pesto.

• Several methods are effective at controlling garlic mustard.

• Adversely affects native insects and other wildlife.
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