italian corn salad

italian corn salad
noun
Usage: usually capitalized I
: a southern European succulent plant (Valerianella eriocarpa) used as a salad vegetable

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a southern European plant, Valerianella eriocarpa, of the valerian family, having edible, spoon-shaped, hairy leaves and dense clusters of pale-blue flowers.

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Italian corn salad,
a species of valerian with pink flowers, found in southern Europe and grown in North America as a potherb.

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