Calflora
Taxon  Report   7170    
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum  (L.) Hayek  
(no longer an active name)
Water cress,  Watercress
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Rorippa
Communities: (many plant communities), escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Nasturtium officinale

 
NOTE: Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (NAOF)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2019).