Identifying Watercress

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Watercress grows in shallow running water so it is easy to find. Its flowers are small and white and occur in long c.ers like other mustards. Watercress is a glossy-lo.ng, mostly hairless, medium-sized, aquatic or sub-aquatic plant. The stems are hollow and almost circular-shaped with ridges..Examine the environment encomp.ing the plant to see if it fits the requirements for watercress. Check for trailing, floating or erect stems and smooth, 1-inch-wide, oval-shaped leaflets arranged opposite one another with one larger leaf at the end of the stem.. - Watercress - edibility, distribution and identification. Edibility - 4/5 - leaves, stems and flowers - but see warning below. Identification - 3/5 - distinguished from fools watercress also edible, tasting very carroty rather than very peppery by the latter having bluntly serrated leaf edges and tasting of carrots. .

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