Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)


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Family: Brassicacaea (Mustard) ( Cruciferae )

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Usually creeping perennial of shallow streams and ditches; widely cultivated in S England. Pinnately divided leaves persist through winter. White flowers appear May to October and are 4 to 6mm across. Seed pod is 18mm long. Widespread and common. Height up to 15 cm