potherb

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tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum alecost , balsam herb , bible leaf , Chrysanthemum balsamita , costmary , mint geranium , Tanacetum balsamita
European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb Alexander , Alexanders , black lovage , horse parsley , Smyrnium olusatrum
European plant naturalized in North America; often collected from the wild as a potherb allgood , Chenopodium bonus-henricus , fat hen , good-king-henry , wild spinach
Asiatic plant resembling spinach often used as a potherb; naturalized in Europe and North America Atriplex hortensis , garden orache , mountain spinach
Asiatic mustard used as a potherb Brassica juncea , chinese mustard , gai choi , indian mustard , leaf mustard
common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb Chenopodium album , lamb's-quarters , pigweed , wild spinach
aromatic herb of southern Europe; cultivated in England as a potherb and widely as an ornamental clary , Salvia sclarea
perennial Eurasian cress growing chiefly in springs or running water having fleshy pungent leaves used in salads or as a potherb or garnish; introduced in North America and elsewhere common watercress , Nasturtium officinale , Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities herb
annual or biennial cress growing in damp places sometimes used in salads or as a potherb; troublesome weed in some localities marsh cress , Rorippa islandica , yellow watercress
plant of the family Portulacaceae having fleshy succulent obovate leaves often grown as a potherb or salad herb; a weed in some areas purslane
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