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Nasturtium officinale W.T.Aiton , it is a perennial herbs, rhizomatous, aquatic, 10-70(-200) cm tall, glabrous throughout or sparsely pubescent with simple trichomes. the stems decumbent or prostrate, erect in emergent plants, branched above, rooting at proximal nodes. the leaves all cauline, pinnately compound, 3-9(-13)-foliolate. Life Form: Hy,   Flowering in: Apr-Jul,   Vern: ——– ,   Phytochoria: Cosm,  The native range of this species is Europe to Central Asia and Arabian Peninsula, Macaronesia, N. & NE. Tropical Africa., Notes: Wild in Libya, in water and on wet ground

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Distribution in Libya
Jabal Nafusa Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
Ain Rumia 1975 Wadi Derna 1967  Wadi Lathrun, Derna-Susa costal road, Wadi Derna 1968  Wadi Derna 1970


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Ali, S.I. & Jafri, S.M.H. (1977) Flora of Libya, Brassicaceae Vol. (23) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses, Sorted by Newest: pdf files