garlic mustard USDA PLANTS Symbol: ALPE4
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Herb
Alliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara & Grande
Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Capparales: Brassicaceae
Synonym(s): garlic-mustard, hedge garlic, sauce-alone, jack-by-the hedge, poor man's mustard, jack-n-the-bush, garlic root, garlicwort, mustard root
Native Range: Africa, temp. & trop. Asia, Europe (GRIN);

U.S. State(s) where reported invasive:

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Acadia National Park (Maine)
Antietam National Battlefield (Maryland)
Blue Ridge Parkway (North Carolina)
Catoctin Mountain Park (Maryland)
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Maryland, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia)
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (Pennsylvania)
George Washington Memorial Parkway (Virginia)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (North Carolina & Tennessee)
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (West Virginia)
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (Indiana)
Manassas National Battlefield Park (Virginia)
Minute Man National Historical Park (Massachusetts)
Monocacy National Battlefield Park (Maryland)
National Capital Parks East (Washington, D.C.)
Rock Creek National Park (Washington, D.C.)
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway (Wisconsin)
Shenandoah National Park (Virginia)
Stones River National Battlefield (Tennessee)
Weir Farm National Historical Park (Connecticut)