BB and GM

The Buds talk about the history of garlic mustard, how to identify it, and how to dispose of it, while introducing the concepts of “allelopathy” and “phenophase” 

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ID Resources

Garlic mustard

Removal Resources
Plants and animals we mention

 

  • A garlic mustard leaf rests in Lina's palm. It is as big as her hand
    A garlic mustard leaf rests in Lina's palm. It is as big as her hand
  • Lina makes a funny face while standing behind a giant garlic mustard plant. The flowers are nearly at her eye-level, which is about 5 feet high. The plant is flowering and seeing seed at the same time.
    Lina makes a funny face while standing behind a giant garlic mustard plant. The flowers are nearly at her eye-level, which is about 5 feet high. The plant is flowering and seeing seed at the same time.
  • A field of garlic mustard
    A field of garlic mustard
  • Garlic mustard basal rosette
    Garlic mustard basal rosette
  • A small white West Virginia White Butterfly sips nectar from the yellow flowers of a wild mustard plant
    A small white West Virginia White Butterfly sips nectar from the yellow flowers of a wild mustard plant