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Watercress (Officinale)

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Watercress (Officinale)

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The Watercress (Officinale) is generally described as a perennial forb/herb. This is not native to the U.S. (United States) .

Plant Basics
General Type Forb/herb
Growth Duration Perennial
Plant Nativity Introduced to U.S.

Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

Plant Name Synonyms
  • Nasturtium nasturtium-aquaticum
  • Nasturtium officinale var. siifolium
  • Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
  • Sisymbrium nasturtium-aquaticum
Plant Distribution
can be found in Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, PR, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, VI, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming