Nasturtium officinale

Norsk(e) navn: brønnkarse. Nasturtium officinalis , Rorippa nasturtium-aquatica, Rorippa nasturtium- aquaticum. Hører til: Nasturtium, korsblomstfamilien, Brassicales IUCNs rødliste: livskraftig. This should not be confused with the profoundly different and unrelated group of plants with the common name of nasturtium, within the genus Tropaeolum. Watercress is a rapidly growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plant native to . Bufret Lignende Oversett denne siden Facts About.

Introduced from Europe, two-rowed watercress is very commonly eaten as a salad green. It also has many uses in traditional medicine. Wild- harvested plants can contain toxic metals and harbor dangerous parasites such as liver fluke.

It is hardy to zone (UK) and is not frost tender. It is in flower from May to October, and the seeds ripen from Jul to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees, flies, self. The plant is a fairly well-known salad crop, often gathered from the wild but also grown commercially and sold in markets. It is also seen as a very healthy, vitamin and mineral rich food an as such, has . Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Egypt; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Hungary; India; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Libya; . Common Name: Water-cress.

Synonyms and Other Names: Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) Hayek, Nasturtium nasturtium- aquaticum, (L.) H. Sisymbrium nasturtium-aquaticum L. Native Status: lower status, L4 Alaska status, AK, Hawaii status, HI, Puerto Rico status, PR, Virgin Islands status, VI, Navassa Islan NAV, Canada status, CAN, Greenland status, GL, Saint Pierre and Michelon status, SPM, North America, NA . It is apparently native to much of European and Asian countries, stretching from.