Is hairy bittercress edible?

Asked April 6, 2015, 6:49 PM EDT

An acquaintance mentioned she has been using hairy bittercress, surely one of the worst weeds ever, in salads, finding it a tasty substitute for watercress and arugula. Is it edible?

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1 Response

Hairy bittercress is edible. See this article from Mississippi State University for more information on Hairy Bittercress.