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Related to water pepper: Persicaria hydropiper

water pepper

n.
Either of two smartweeds that grow in moist habitats, Persicarea hydropiper, which has acrid-tasting leaves, or P. hydropiperoides, which has milder leaves.

water pepper

n
(Plants) any of several polygonaceous plants of the genus Polygonum, esp P. hydropiper, of marshy regions, having reddish stems, clusters of small greenish flowers, and acrid-tasting leaves
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Cheng; Buxaceae), water pepper (Polygonum hydropiper L.
Makes 4 servings) 2 large bunches fresh spinach or 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen leaf spinach, thawed 2 tablespoons vegetable or corn oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups canned or homemade tomato sauce 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste 2 teaspoons fresh basil, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried 1-1/4 cups water Pepper, freshly ground 2 cups small-curd cottage cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten 10 lasagna noddles, cooked and drained 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
Water peppers and aubergines in the greenhouse regularly and give them a liquid feed every two weeks.