Wild Garlic

Common Name: Wild Garlic

Latin NameAllium ursinum

Description: Star like white flowers with distinct garlic scent from leaves and flowers. The leaves are thick and smooth.

Season: spring

Colour: white

More Information: Also called broad-leaved garlic and wood garlic. You can eat wild garlic leaves in salads or boiled as a vegetable for soup, also as a substitute for basil. There is a lovely article in the Guardian about wild Garlic in Ceredigion with lots of extra images.

Location: Woodland and river banks. The flowers above were photographed in the woods, inland from Cwmtydu