alliaria petiolata

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garlic mustard

garlic mustard

Not actually a garlic or mustard. A super highly nutritious healing powerhouse, garlic mustard is one of the first plants to come up early in spring and stays years round. It is said to be one of the most nutritious leafy greens ever analyzed. It's used to treat gangrene, ulcers, has vitamin A, C,(called "North American Wasabi") Dry the leaves, powder it and use as great spice. Can be mixed with horseradish for the familiar greenish colored wasabi used in sushi places. The leaves are shiny with white flowers. Leaves look similar to Ground Ivy, but have sharp toothed edges and smell like mustard, while Ground Ivy has rounded scalloped edges and smells like mint. Both plants are edible, there are no poisonous lookalikes. The best time to consume garlic mustard is when the young shoots come out of the ground, just before the white flowers show up. The stalks are the best part, but you can eat the whole plant. Garlic mustard is very aggressive and will overtake a forest or garden because it's roots put out a chemical that kills beneficial soil organisms that allow other plants to grow. Do not replant it in your garden or property because it will overtake everything. Used for asthma, antiseptic, bronchitis, eczema, antibacterial.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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(2006) presented a novel evidence that antifungal phytochemistry of the invasive plant, Alliaria petiolata, a European invader of North American forests, suppresses native plant growth by disrupting mutualistic associations between native canopy tree seedlings and belowground AM.
Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is a native of Europe that has swept across eastern North America, recently turning up in scattered sites around the Northwest.
Newly hatched larvae were placed on plants of Alliaria petiolata growing in 380-mL transparent plastic jars.
Alliaria petiolata is a shade-tolerant understory herb (Rodgers et al., 2008) and is known to exhibit shade avoidance syndromes.
saccharum Sugar maple Actaea pachypoda Doll's-eyes Aesculus glabra Ohio buckeye Ageratina altissima White snakeroot AILANTHUS ALTISSIMA * Tree-of-heaven ALLIARIA PETIOLATA * Garlic mustard Allium tricoccum v.
* Alliaria petiolata (Bierb.) Cavara & Grande: P39456 Arabis shortii (Fern.) Gl.: P39455 Cardamine bulbosa (Muhl.) BSP.: P39477
The most significant threat to this area is the spread of invasive plants, particularly Garlic-Mustard (Alliaria petiolata).
Wrth y git mochyn sy'n arwain i'r llwybr ger yr afon, roedd garlleg y berth (Alliaria petiolata; garlic mustard neu Jack-by-the-hedge) yn tyfu.
The invasion of garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) has emerged as another threat in recent years, and the potential effects of modern global warming are yet another concern.
Nonnative plants present in the study areas include, but are not limited to: autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellate), garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata), Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii), Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica), Japanese stilt grass (Microstegium vimineum), Norway maple (Acer platerioides), oriental bittersweet (Celastrus oriculatus), multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora), and wineberry (Rubus phoenicolasius).