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Water Cress

Nasturtium officinale W. T. Aiton

Nasturtium officinale (Water Cress) is a species of perennial herb in the family crucifers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to North America. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Sunrise Skipper, Russet Skipperling, Occidryas chalcedona, and Chlosyne leanira. Individuals can grow to 0.52 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Water-cress. View this species on GBIF