Alliaria petiolata (officinalis)
Mustard Family - Brassicaceae
An upright herb (1 to 3 feet high) with a terminal grouping of ¼ inch wide, 4-petalled, white flowers and small, upright seed pods. Leaves alternate, long-stalked, triangular-shaped and coarsely toothed, which give off a garlic odour when crushed.
Photographed - late May at Eagle Lake
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