Calflora
Taxon  Report   9597    
Nasturtium officinale  W. T. Aiton
Watercress
Nasturtium officinale, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Nasturtium
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: (many plant communities), escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Nasturtium nasturtium-aquaticum
PLANTS: Nasturtium officinale var. siifolium
PLANTS: Sisymbrium nasturtium-aquaticum
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More information about  Nasturtium officinale
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (NAOF)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Jun 15, 2019).