Belongs to: lily family

Wild garlic Allium ursinum

Also known as: ramsons, wood garlic


Best time to see: mid Apr to late Jun

Key facts

Advertising itself by a powerful smell of garlic, wild garlic sometimes carpets large areas of damp woodland with white

Shiny bright-green leaves and white, star-shaped flowers at the end of long stems

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Photo © Tony Gunton