Non-native, invasive plant of fields and roadsides, introduced as a cooking herb by early settlers. All parts Garlic scented, root similar to horseradish. Very aggressive and pushes out native plants.
- Button-like flower cluster in second year opens to cross shaped 1/4 in. white flowers (4 petals)
- Triangular to Heart Shaped, coarsely toothed leaves
- Mustard Family
- Seeds prolifically and seeds are viable for a long period. Pulling before they go to seed is only way to eliminate them. Debris must not be put in compost or will propagate.