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Armoracia rusticana




Common Name(s):   Horseradish
Scientific Name:   Armoracia rusticana

Horseradish, or Armoracia rusticana is a wild native to Europe, and its culinary and functional value is much overlooked. The plant produces an abundance of leaves that have a unique hot mustardy taste that make great additions to the salad bowl. The root provides that same flavor famously harnessed in Horseradish Sauce. Found on arable land, waste ground and by streams, favouring slightly damp positions. A member of the Brassicaceae or Cruciferae families.











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