A. rusticana: stems 2-3 feet high, erect; leaves on long stalks, 1/2-1 foot long, and 4-6 inches broad, sinuate and toothed at the edges, glabrous but rough, the lower stem-leaves often deeply toothed, almost pinnatifid; flowers small, white, in numerous racemes, forming a terminal panicle; pods ovoid or elliptical. - Waste places, naturalized near the sea. Fl. May, June. The thick roots are eaten as a condiment with meat.