FloraFinder.org
Home   About Us   Want to Help?   FAQ  
Searching   Image Use Biblio

Nasturtium officinale

Nasturtium officinale W.T. Aiton

Nasturtium nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) Karsten

Nasturtium officinale W.T. Aiton var. siifolium (Rchb.) W.D.J. Koch

Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) Hayek

Sisymbrium nasturtium-aquaticum L.

Watercress

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderBrassicalesMustard, cabbage, caper, papaya, nasturtiums, many others; most produce mustard oil
FamilyBrassicaceaeMustards, cabbages
GenusNasturtiumJM2 says “nose distortion, in reference to plant pungency”
SpeciesofficinaleSold as an herb, often applied to plants with real or supposed medicinal qualities

About plant names...

[An article has not been written yet.]

Nasturtium officinale description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.

© FloraFinder.org. All rights reserved.


 

Nasturtium officinale (Watercress)

4/29/2018 · Red Spring Calico Basin, Red Rock Canyon, NV
≈ 14 × 21" (34 × 52 cm)

Nasturtium officinale (Watercress)

4/29/2018 · Red Spring Calico Basin, Red Rock Canyon, NV
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)

Range:

About this map...