garlic mustard

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garlic mustard

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A Eurasian plant (Alliaria petiolata) in the mustard family, having small white flowers and an odor of garlic and commonly occurring as a weed in North America.

garlic mustard

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(Plants) a plant, Alliaria petiolata, of N temperate regions, with small white flowers and an odour of garlic: family Brassicaceae (crucifers). Also called: jack-by-the-hedge or hedge garlic
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Noun1.garlic mustard - European herb that smells like garlicgarlic mustard - European herb that smells like garlic
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Alliaria, genus Alliaria - a genus of herbs of the family Cruciferae; have broad leaves and white flowers and long siliques
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