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  Cardaria draba

* Related to cabbage, radishes, and mustards.

* Aggressive spreading weed, preferring moist soils and open sunlight.

* Forms thick stands, unpalatable to livestock.

* Introduced accidentally from Asia.

* Pungent young shoots and seeds have been used as seasoning and taste like horseradish.

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