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Watercress

A hardy, aquatic perennial "Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum", with a round, sharply-flavoured, green leaf, generally grown in slightly alkaline running water. Used principally as a garnish for roasts and grills, in salads and in soups. It is used in salads in South East Asia, as a garnish in Japan and boiled in soup in China.

garnish, green leaves, salads, soups