tower mustard

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Related to tower mustard: Turritis glabra, wormseed mustard, Arabis glabra
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Noun1.tower mustard - or genus Arabis: erect cress widely distributed throughout Europe
cress, cress plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
genus Turritis, Turritis - closely related to and often included in genus Arabis
2.Tower mustard - European cress having stiff erect stemstower mustard - European cress having stiff erect stems; sometimes placed in genus Turritis
Arabis, genus Arabis - annual to perennial woody herbs of temperate North America, Europe and Asia: rockcress
rock cress, rockcress - any of several rock-loving cresses of the genus Arabis
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Plants: tower mustard, cornflower, cut-grass, floating water plantain.
It may be the fact that tower mustard, a nationally threatened plant, has been found there, or it could also be that this is one of the last remaining patches of heathland in the county.
Tower Mustard, or Arabis Glabra, is a member of the cabbage family that grows in the bare sandy soil found in the region but it is quickly being overtaken by tall, thick grasses.