Nasturtium officinale


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Related to Nasturtium officinale: Pontederia cordata, Tropaeolum majus
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Noun1.Nasturtium officinale - perennial Eurasian cress growing chiefly in springs or running water having fleshy pungent leaves used in salads or as a potherb or garnishNasturtium officinale - perennial Eurasian cress growing chiefly in springs or running water having fleshy pungent leaves used in salads or as a potherb or garnish; introduced in North America and elsewhere
watercress - any of several water-loving cresses
genus Nasturtium, Nasturtium - aquatic herbs
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The aluminum stress up-regulated cDNA fragment showed sequence similarity to two of the members of Brassicaceae family; 79% homology to the Olimarabidopsis pumila chloroplast DNA and 77% homology to Nasturtium officinale chloroplast DNA(Table 1).
recurva 1 [+ or -] 1 1 [+ or -] 1 Medicago sativa (non-native) 0 0 Nasturtium officinale 0 <1 Polygonum punctatum <1 1 [+ or -] 1 Rumex crispus (non-native) 0 0 Schoenoplectus pungens 100 [+ or -] 0 26 [+ or -] 8 Sisymbrium Trio (non-native) <1 0 Sonchus asper (non-native) 0 0 Typha domingensis 0 0 Unidentified seedlings <1 <1 Total percentage of cover by vegetation 104 [+ or -] 3 53 [+ or -] 15 Thatch of Schoenoplectus 30 [+ or -] 9 7 [+ or -] 3 Bare ground 0 0 Depth of water (mm) 38 [+ or -] 6 47 [+ or -] 4 Season Spring 2002 Species Control Treatment Anemopsis californica 0 0 Aster subulatusvar.
FEW EDIBLE PLANTS ARE AS gregarious as watercress, Nasturtium officinale.
Holmgren (1962) collected six submerged vascular species, Potamogeton alpinus, Potamogeton nodosus, Potamogeton pectinatus, Zannichellia palustris, Ranunculus gmelinii, and Nasturtium officinale, as well as the macro-algae Cladophora and Chara.