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Watercress


Found growing in both still and slow moving fresh water where the water is limey.


 

 

Common Name Watercress
Scientific Name Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum agg.
Species Group Cabbage Family Crucifereae
Status
Interest Level
2
Visabile
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Cabbage family - Cruciferae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group White
Visible
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Dense patches of flowers in fresh water
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Cabbage Family Crucifereae