Pete's Walks - Garlic Mustard

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Photo taken 24/04/09 near Marsworth, Bucks.

This very common member of the cabbage family grows in hedges and damp woodlands, flowering from mid-April until August. It is also known as Jack By The Hedge. The leaves smell strongly of garlic when crushed.

Photo taken 24/04/09 near Marsworth, Bucks.

 

Photo taken 17/04/08 near Mapledurham, Oxon., (on route of Walk 20 of the Chiltern Chain Walk).