Calflora
Taxon  Report   9597 
Nasturtium officinale  W.T. Aiton
Watercress
Nasturtium officinale
© 2009 John W. Wall
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Nasturtium officinale
© 2011 Margo Bors
Nasturtium officinale
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Nasturtium officinale, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Nasturtium officinale
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Nasturtium
Communities:
(many plant communities), escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Nasturtium nasturtium-aquaticum
PLANTS: Nasturtium officinale var. siifolium
PLANTS: Sisymbrium nasturtium-aquaticum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
More information about  Nasturtium officinale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (NAOF)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2017).

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