Latin name: Nasturtium officinale W.T. Aiton
  Pronunciation: nas-TER-tee-um oh-fis-in-AY-lee

  Common name: Watercress
  Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
  Habitat: Streams, springs, marshes, lake margins, wet
  banks below 8000', cismontane and desert

  Blooming period: March to November
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Nasturtium
  2) officinale
  Formerly Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
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