Thlaspi arvense – Field Pennycress

Field Pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) is a non-native, edible mustard. Field pennycress has alternate, hairless leaves with wavy margins. It produces clusters of white flowers with four petals at the top of the stems. Young leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. After the plant flowers, the leaves will be more bitter. The seeds can be […]

Lepidium campestre – Field Pepperwort

Field Pepperwort (Lepidium campestre) is an edible plant in the Brassicaceae family that was introduced to the U.S. from Europe. Field pepperwort has alternate toothed leaves. It produces small white flowers with four petals at the top which are followed by flat, circular seed pods. Field pepperwort is most often found in disturbed land, waste […]