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Cress can refer to several edible members of the family Brassicaceae(cabbage family) used as leaf vegetables including:
* land cress, also known as Belle Isle cress, Early yellowrocket, American cress, dryland cress, upland cress, cassabully, creasy salad, Early winter cress, American cress, and American watercress
* garden cress, also known as garden pepper cress, pepper grass, or pepperwort
* winter cress, also known as Yellow rockets, Barbarea
* rock cress
Cress and its relatives display a spicy aroma and a refreshing, peppery-pungent taste lasting only a few seconds.