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Common Name: Yellow Marsh Cress
Rorippa palustris is a Annual/Biennial up to 0.60 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine
A cosmopolitan plant, found in most regions of the world including Britain.
Moist places, especially where water stands only in the winter[
|Pollinators||Bees, Flies, Self
A plant of moist to wet ground, see habitat for ideas of where to grow it..
The young leaves, stems and young seedlings can be eaten raw in salads or cooked[
]. A good watercress substitute[
The leaves are antiscorbutic[
Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ either as soon as it is ripe in the late summer or in early spring.