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, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2020).