Garlic-mustard
Alliaria petiolata Mustard Family
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Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: White

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate, Basal

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Kidney-shaped, Egg-shaped, Triangular

Habitat Type: Shade tolerant; forest understories; moist, shady areas; roadsides, trails, forest edges

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), West Side (3), Central Woodland (4), Successional Field (5), South Side (6), Canterbury Wetlands (7), Canterbury Brook Corridor (8)

Total Number of EMUs: 7

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced




Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston