Caring for and Healing the Earth

Alien Plants

Garlic Mustard

Garlic Mustard is a highly successful extremely invasive alien plant, that is decimating woods and fields alike in eastern North America.

Photographs of Garlic Mustard
Learn to identify this plant, and see examples of how it takes over an area of woods or even a field.

Why is Garlic Mustard so invasive?

Thesis by Peter Moc:
The effect of alien plant species on native plant richness and community composition in urban mid-age Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) dominated forests in London, Ontario
by Peter Moc, 4th Year Honours Thesis, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Western Ontario, April 2001


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