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Alliaria, Alliaria petiolata

Family of cruciferae

This plant blossoms very early in Spring and during its blossoming it shows a small plume of white flowers and beautiful green leaves which smell like a garlic. It is a quite common plant and it grows along bushes, ditches or near woods.

Its leaves are used to flavour salads or to prepare a green sauce, where its garlic flavour links very well.

Picture and text of Tebaldo Lorini
Translated by Gianna Toni

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