early winter cress

variants: or less commonly early cress

Definition of early winter cress

: a biennial European weedy cress (Barbarea verna) that is naturalized widely in North America, has pinnatifid leaves and deep yellow flowers, and is sometimes used for a salad plant or potherb

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“Early winter cress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/early%20winter%20cress. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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