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Field Penny-cress / Poljska cestika

Thlaspi arvense

Description:

It has round flat pods. Related to the Lepidium species in the cabbage family.

Habitat:

It is a foetid Eurasian plant.

Notes:

The field pennycress has a bitter taste; it is usually parboiled to remove the bitter taste. This is mostly used in salads, sometimes in sandwich spreads. It is said to have a distinctive flavour. The plant is grown for biodiesel

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1 Comment

injica
injica 7 years ago

Thank you Lenny

injica
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injica

Croatia

Spotted on May 11, 2013
Submitted on May 11, 2013

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