pennycress


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pen·ny·cress

 (pĕn′ē-krĕs′)
n.
Any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi of the mustard family, having small round flattened seedpods, especially the Eurasian species T. arvense, a weed naturalized throughout North America.

pennycress

(ˈpɛnɪˌkrɛs)
n
(Plants) any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi of temperate Eurasia and North America, typically having small white or mauve flowers and rounded or heart-shaped leaves: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pennycress - any of several plants of the genus Thlaspipennycress - any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi
genus Thlaspi, Thlaspi - herbs of temperate regions: pennycress
fanweed, field pennycress, French weed, mithridate mustard, penny grass, stinkweed, Thlaspi arvense - foetid Eurasian weed having round flat pods; naturalized throughout North America
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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Breakage of seed dormancy of field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) by growth regulators, nitrate and environmental factors.
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Other minor weeds recorded in the field were wandering cudweed (Gnaphalium pensylvanicum (Willd.) Cabrera; Asteraceae), sow thistle (Sochus spp.; Asterales: Asteraceae), field pennycress (Thiaspi arvense L.; Brassicales: Brassicaceae) and Mexican tea (Chenopodium ambrosioides L.; Caryophyllales: Chenopodiaceae).
THLASPI ARVENSE L.; Field Pennycress; Oldfield along RR track; Common; C = 0; BSUH 18707.
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