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Definition of "bittercress" []

  • Barbarea vulgaris, a biennial herb native to Europe. (noun)
  • Any plant of the Cardamine genus, especially Cardamine bulbosa and Cardamine hirsuta. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bittercress" in a sentence
  • "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."
Words like "bittercress"
Cardamine bulbifera
Cardamine pratensis
coral-root bittercress
crinkleroot cuckooflower
Dentaria bulbifera
Dentaria diphylla
lady's smock
meadow cress
pepper root
purple cress