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Is this by any chance horseradish?

 
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Have I asked before? I'm sorry.

This plant has been in my garden for two years now. A friend did give me some horseradish, and I did put it in about where this is growing.

It's quite happy.

It might be a weed.

Best guesses?

Thanks!

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The leaves look like my horseradish, but this is the first year it's been in, so mine isn't big enough to have those little beads on it.  My horseradish is only a few inches tall.
 
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Try Plantsnap - it is a smart phone app that can ID plants from pictures.

It doesn’t look quite like the horseradish I see growing locally here. I’d expect larger, darker, more upright leaves.

Obvious way to test it is to dig up a piece of root, mush it up and give it a big sniff.
 
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It looks like my horseradish, the flowers will be white if it is, but just break off a bit of leaf and try it, the taste really is a dead giveaway!
 
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Okay! I just tasted some of the leaves. I believe it is indeed horseradish!


Thanks for the help!
 
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