Marsh plants: Alopecurus geniculatus, Carex dis~icha, Juncus spp., Caitha palustris, Nasturtium palustre.
The order is well represented in Britain - among others by Nasturtium (N.
Napus), Raphanus sativus (radish), Cochlearia Armor acia (horse-radish), Nasturtium officinale (water - cress), showing Flower and Fruit.
Tropaeolum majus (the nasturtium of gardens): hardy.
NASTURTIUM, or Indian Cress, Tropaeolum majus, a perennial climber, native of Peru, but in cultivation treated as a hardy annual.
The pungency of the nasturtium officinale, the water-cress, gave it its name nasi-tortium, that which twists the nose.
The flame nasturtium with brilliant scarlet blossoms is T.