Wall cress

(Bot.) a name given to several low cruciferous herbs, especially to the mouse-ear cress. See under Mouse-ear.

See also: Wall

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I have a high regard for the perfect athletic training and fitness of dandelions, nettles, wall cress, and bindweed, and I recognize certain traits of sorrels and plantains as admirable virtues, even though have to fight them in my lawn.
Voelker then cloned the gene that encodes this enzyme and transferred that gene to rapeseed and to common wall cress. The enzyme interrupts fatty acid synthesis, so some molecules in these genetically altered plants now contain just 12 carbon atoms, the scientists report in the July 3 SCIENCE.