Barbarea verna

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Noun1.Barbarea verna - of southwestern EuropeBarbarea verna - of southwestern Europe; cultivated in Florida
Barbarea, genus Barbarea - biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions: winter cress
St. Barbara's herb, winter cress, scurvy grass - any plant of the genus Barbarea: yellow-flowered Eurasian cresses; widely cultivated for winter salad
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Creasy Greens: My husband would give just about anything for some creasy greens (aka winter cress or early yellow rocket).
Creasy greens (Barbarea vugaris and B.verna), or winter cress, with their mustard flavor and edible leaves and flowers, are another one of my spring favorites.
When Ingles stores begin to cam creasy greens in late winter, they're all from small farms around here.