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Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)

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Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Height: 0.5 to 1 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.125 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Date:  6/11/2006
Notes: Aquatic plant.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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