Cochlearia officinalis

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Related to Cochlearia officinalis: common scurvy grass
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Noun1.Cochlearia officinalis - a widely distributed Arctic cress reputed to have value in treatment or prevention of scurvy; a concentrated source of vitamin C
cress, cress plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
Cochlearia, genus Cochlearia - a genus of the family Cruciferae
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Individuals of all the species established as seedlings in 1993 survived the winter 1993-1994, and Cochlearia officinalis and Saxifraga cernua appeared for the first time in 1994.