Nasturtium

Tropaeolum majus

Summary 2

Tropaeolum majus (garden nasturtium, Indian cress or monks cress) is a flowering plant in the family Tropaeolaceae, originating in the Andes from Bolivia north to Colombia. The species has become naturalized in parts of the United States (California, New York, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut). It is of cultivated, probably hybrid origin, with possible parent species including T. minus, T. moritzianum, T. peltophorum

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  1. (c) Tim Quinn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/5640917
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