Definition of Scottish scurvy grass in US English:

Scottish scurvy grass


  • 1Sea bindweed, Calystegia soldanella (formerly included in the genus Convolvulus) (now rare).

  • 2Either of two kinds of scurvy-grass, Cochlearia officinalis (sometimes considered to be a separate species, C. scotica) and C. micacea.


Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Gerard (c1545–1612), herbalist.