Brassicaceae - Cabbage Family
Up to 24" tall
Arrow-shaped, narrow and toothed.
Tall erect stems
Fiberous root mass
It blooms between May and July
Clusters of small white flowers with 4 sepals and 4 longer petals.
Round, flat, winged pods with a deep apical notch, measuring about 1/3 of an inch across. They contain small brown-black seeds.
Open lawns, fields, pastures, and wasteland.
Arial parts of the plant
Wild Food Uses:
Parboiling the plant helps to remove the bitter taste. The cooked leaves can be eaten as a side dish, or mashed into a sandwich spread.
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