winter cress


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Related to winter cress: cress plant, Barbarea, Barbarea vulgaris

winter cress

n.
Any of various herbs of the genus Barbarea of the mustard family, having yellow flowers and deeply lobed edible leaves.
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Noun1.winter cress - any plant of the genus Barbarea: yellow-flowered Eurasian cresses; widely cultivated for winter salad
cress, cress plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
Barbarea, genus Barbarea - biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions: winter cress
2.winter cress - cress cultivated for winter salads
cress - pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs
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Creasy greens such as winter cress and wild lettuce are abundant.
Nettles, daylily shoots, chickweed, ereasy greens, sochan, garlic mustard, dandelion, winter cress and violets are some of the plants my family picks in early spring for our salads and cooked greens.
For example, during the winter months you can find winter cress, chickweed, and wild spearmint.