One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A white-flowered European plant of the cabbage family, which grows typically in hedgerows and has leaves that smell of garlic when crushed.
Alliaria petiolata, family CruciferaeAlso called hedge garlic
- ‘Jack-by-the-Hedge is easily spotted because it grows in large groups, producing a bed of bright white flowers. The leaves vary in shape - many are kidney-shaped or heart-shaped.’
- ‘Garlic Mustard, sometimes known as Jack-by-the-Hedge, is a common perennial. It is often found in hedgerows and likes damp woodland.’
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