Yellow Marsh Cress
Herb: Yellow Marsh Cress
Latin name: Rorippa palustris
Synonyms: Nasturtium palustre, Rorippa islandica, Sisymbrium amphibium, Sisymbrium islandicum
Medicinal use of Yellow Marsh Cress:The leaves are antiscorbutic.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Moist places, especially where water stands only in the winter.
Edible parts of Yellow Marsh Cress:The young leaves, stems and young seedlings can be eaten raw in salads or cooked. A good watercress substitute.
Propagation of the herb: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.
Cultivation of Yellow Marsh Cress:Moist places, especially where water stands only in the winter.
Known hazards of Rorippa palustris:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.