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- n. Barbarea vulgaris, a biennial herb native to Europe.
- n. Any plant of the Cardamine genus, especially Cardamine bulbosa and Cardamine hirsuta.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except in the Antarctic.
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- n. any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic
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I think your unknown weed may be hairy bittercress Cardamine hirsuta.
Among English weeds, the little bittercress that grows on dry walls and hedge-banks forms an excellent example of the same device.
I'm not guaranteeing your mouth will start watering at the sight of nettles or bittercress which author Doug Benoliel calls a "tasty jewel", but you may well learn, with the help of Benoliel's drawings and clear descriptions, how to identify which plants are poisonous and which are safe to eat.
Her latest foe: narrowleaf bittercress, a relatively new invasive species.
On a mild, dry day, hoe borders and the vegetable patch to destroy any emerging annual weed seedlings, notably chickweed and hairy bittercress.
Myrtle, speedwell, daffodils, bittercress -- who cares if it's 26 degrees?
• Purple deadnettle (strong host) • Henbit (strong host) • Field pennycress (moderate host) • Shepherd's-purse (weak host) • Small-flowered bittercress (weak host) • Common chickweed (weak host) Cool season perennial: