OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Nasturtium microphyllum   FAMILY Brassicaceae   Go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nasturtium microphyllum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Rorippa microphylla

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-20-001?:
Nasturtium officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Nasturtium officinale var. microphyllum

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrow-fruited Watercress, One-row Yellowcress


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Nasturtium microphyllum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nasturtium microphyllum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Rorippa microphylla

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-20-001?:
Nasturtium officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Nasturtium officinale var. microphyllum

 

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4201

Emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Habitat: Streams, springs, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: (3)5-9(11) leaflets
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomatous, rooting at proximal nodes

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White or pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silique

 

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