Cardamine hirsuta

(Hairy bittercress)

Type
Flowering Annual
Edible?
Yes
Culinary Uses?
Yes
Native?
Yes
Naturally occurring on site?
Yes
Propagated Here?
No

Description

Low growing rosettes of frilly park green leaves, with small white flowers. Found around cultivated areas and in leaf at all times of the year.

Culinary Uses

A pretty, peppery, rocket-like leaf best eaten before flowering. Useful at times of the year where little else is available.