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Related to mustard family: family Brassicaceae
A large family of herbs, the Brassicaceae (or Cruciferae), characterized by flowers with four petals arranged in a cross, usually long narrow seedpods, and a pungent odor or taste, and including vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, radishes, and watercress.
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|Noun||1.||mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives|
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
cress, cress plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
watercress - any of several water-loving cresses
Alliaria, genus Alliaria - a genus of herbs of the family Cruciferae; have broad leaves and white flowers and long siliques
Arabidopsis, genus Arabidopsis - a genus of the mustard family having white or yellow or purplish flowers; closely related to genus Arabis
Arabis, genus Arabis - annual to perennial woody herbs of temperate North America, Europe and Asia: rockcress
Cakile, genus Cakile - small genus of succulent annual herbs found on sandy shores of North America and Europe
Dentaria, genus Dentaria - usually included in genus Cardamine; in some classifications considered a separate genus
Crambe, genus Crambe - annual or perennial herbs with large leaves that resemble the leaves of cabbages
Descurainia, genus Descurainia - includes annual or biennial herbs of America and Europe very similar to and often included among those of genera Sisymbrium or Hugueninia; not recognized in some classification systems
genus Draba - large genus of low tufted herbs of temperate and Arctic regions
Erysimum, genus Erysimum - large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves; Old World and North America
genus Heliophila - genus of South African flowering herbs and subshrubs
genus Malcolmia, Malcolmia - genus of plants usually found in coastal habitats; Mediterranean to Afghanistan
genus Physaria, Physaria - small genus of western North American herbs similar to Lesquerella: bladderpods
genus Rorippa, Rorippa - annual and perennial herbs of damp habitats; cosmopolitan except Antarctica
genus Schizopetalon - small genus of South American herbs grown for its flowers
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