alpine cress


Definition of alpine cress

: a low white-flowered perennial herb (Cardamine bellidifolia) found on mountain summits and in arctic regions of the north temperate zone

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First Known Use of alpine cress

1812, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine cress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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