Definition of Barbarea
1. Noun. Biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions: winter cress.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Scurvy Grass, St. Barbara's Herb, Winter Cress
Terms within: American Cress, American Watercress, Barbarea Praecox, Barbarea Verna, Belle Isle Cress, Early Winter Cress, Land Cress, Barbarea Vulgaris, Rockcress, Rocket Cress, Sisymbrium Barbarea, Yellow Rocket
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Literary usage of Barbarea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"barbarea verna (Mill.) Aschers. Early Winter Belle Isle or Land Cress. Fig. ... In the Southern States called scurvy-grass. April- June. 2 • 2. barbarea ..."
2. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"barbarea R. Br. WINTER CRESS. Pods obtusely 4-angled, slender-ped ice lied ... barbarea STRICT A Andrz. M. p. 451. Fields and waste places. Spring. 3. ..."
3. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa ( Gray, Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1908)
"(Л. lyrata Asch. ; В. barbarea MacM.)— Low grounds and roadsides ; apparently introduced in the Eastern and Central States, but indigenous from L. Superior ..."
4. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"The brown-gray, smooth seeds of barbarea vulgaris R. Br., are occasionally present in rape seed. The mucilage is situated in the outer portion of each ..."
5. Bibliography of Worcestershire by John Richard Burton, John Humphreys (1907)
"JR Burton and E. Lees. Bewdley Worthies, No. VI. 1880. Towndrow, RF barbarea stricta in Worcestershire. Journal of Botany. Vol. XVIII. p. 374. 1880. ..."