Indian lettuce

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Noun1.Indian lettuce - a plant of the genus Montia having edible pleasant-tasting leavesIndian lettuce - a plant of the genus Montia having edible pleasant-tasting leaves
genus Montia, Montia - small genus of densely tufted annual herbs; north temperate regions and South America and tropical Africa and Asia
broad-leaved montia, Montia cordifolia - succulent plant with mostly basal leaves; stem bears 1 pair of broadly ovate or heart-shaped leaves and a loose raceme of 3-10 white flowers; western North America
blinking chickweed, blinks, Montia lamprosperma, water chickweed - small Indian lettuce of northern regions
Montia chamissoi, toad lily - a floating or creeping Indian lettuce having terminal racemes of pale rose flowers; wet areas at high elevations of western North America
Cuban spinach, miner's lettuce, Montia perfoliata, winter purslane - succulent herb sometimes grown as a salad or pot herb; grows on dunes and waste ground of Pacific coast of North America
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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The volunteers were picking butter lettuce, Indian lettuce and Chinese mustard leaf in rows of low black plastic planters on a decommissioned helipad on the 146-meter (480-foot)-high roof of the 38-story Bank of America tower, the scenery: a vertiginous panorama of glass office towers framed by lush mountain peaks and Victoria Harbor.