Definitions of bittercress
any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic
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Cardamine pratensis, cuckoo flower, cuckooflower, lady's smock, meadow cress
a bitter cress of Europe and America
Cardamine bulbifera, Dentaria bulbifera, coral-root bittercress, coralroot, coralwort
European bittercress having a knotted white rootstock
Cardamine diphylla, Dentaria diphylla, crinkle root, crinkle-root, crinkleroot, pepper root, toothwort
North American herb with pungent scaly or toothed roots
Cardamine bulbosa, spring cress
small white-flowered cress common in wet places in eastern North America
Cardamine douglasii, purple cress
small perennial herb of cooler regions of North America with racemose purple flowers
cress, cress plant
any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste