common scurvy grass

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Related to common scurvy grass: Cochlearia, Cochlearia officinalis
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Noun1.common scurvy grass - 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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Traeth y Gribin, ac isod chwith y Dulys (Alexanders); dde: llwylys a llygad Ebrill (common scurvy grass, lesser celandine) Lluniau: Bethan Wyn Jones