Definition of Rocket cress
1. Noun. Noxious cress with yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Sisymbrium.
Group relationships: Barbarea, Genus Barbarea
Generic synonyms: Weed
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocket Cress
Literary usage of Rocket cress
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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"vulgarly is the "common winter cress," "yellow cress," "bitter cress," "rocket cress," "winter rocket," "wound rocket," "Herb Barbarea" and "poor man's ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Also on the Paci fie coast. Naturalized from Europe. Leaves thickish, shining above. April-June. Also called Bitter, Winter or rocket cress. 3. ..."
3. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"... R. Br. Other English names: Herb Barbara, St. Barbara's Cress, Yellow Rocket, rocket cress. Native. Biennial. Propagates by seeds. ..."