Request for Id of HP flora

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Nudrat Sayed

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Sep 17, 2009, 1:59:51 AM9/17/09
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Hello,

I saw this plant growing at Dal Lake, Dharamshala, which is at a height of 1857 mtrs. The area where this particular plant was growing was moist and the flower was observed in late May. Please help with the identification.

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Dr. Sayed Nudrat Zawar
Senior Conservation Officer
Conservation Action Trust Mumbai
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singhg .

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Sep 17, 2009, 2:11:56 AM9/17/09
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it is Nasturtium officinale Aiton, Water cress, of family Brassicaceae, often used as vegetable

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Department of Botany
SGTB Khalsa College
University of Delhi
Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj
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