marsh cress

noun

Definition of marsh cress

: an annual or biennial cress (Rorippa islandica) that grows in damp places, is a troublesome weed in some localities, and has leaves which are sometimes used in salads or as a potherb

called also yellow water cress

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“Marsh cress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marsh%20cress. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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