American watercress

Definitions of American watercress
  1. noun
    mat-forming perennial found in cold springs of the eastern United States
    synonyms: Cardamine rotundifolia, mountain watercress
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    type of:
    watercress
    any of several water-loving cresses
  2. noun
    of southwestern Europe; cultivated in Florida
    synonyms: American cress, Barbarea praecox, Barbarea verna, Belle Isle cress, early winter cress, land cress
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    type of:
    St. Barbara's herb, scurvy grass, winter cress
    any plant of the genus Barbarea: yellow-flowered Eurasian cresses; widely cultivated for winter salad
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