hedge mustard


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hedge mustard stiffly branching Old World annual with pale yellow flowers; widely naturalized in North America; formerly used medicinally
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hedge mustard (Bot) a plant of the genus Sisymbrium, belonging to the Mustard family.
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In literature:

Hedge mustard, yellow and ragged and dusty, stands by the gateway.
"Nature Near London" by Richard Jefferies
Sisymbrium officinale, Hedge mustard.
"Seeds of Michigan Weeds" by W. J. (William James) Beal
We have the common hedge mustard growing here, but that wont do what the gentleman wants it for.
"The Royal Mail" by James Wilson Hyde
The leaves of the Hedge Mustard are a dull grey-green colour and are very rough and hairy.
"Flowers Shown to the Children" by C. E. Smith