Species Detail

Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum Scop.
Water cress


Scientific Name:  
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum Scop.
Common Name:  
Water cress
Myaamia Name:  
No Myaamia Name
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum Scop.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Food  gathered by Barbara Mullin and mother; Julia Gamble Lankford; in Seneca; MO
No Reference Specified Use - Food  greens eaten
No Reference Specified Use - Food  gathered and eaten
No Reference Specified Use - Food  gathered for eating
No Reference Specified Horticultural Info  Barbara and her mother would go out in late March and early April with brown bags and fill them with watercress they fond in spring water; especially in branches of creeks. It doesnt grow in ponds with standing water
Botanical Sources  
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum Scop.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   A non-native aquatic plant established in clear; quiet waters through the U.S. and southern Canada; native of Eurasia
No Reference Specified   Barbara Mullins recipe for watercress salad
Related Sources  
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum Scop.
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