Look: Watercress is characterized by its long, hollow stem and small round green leaves....
Taste: This green is peppery with a tangy flavor.
Nutrition Factor: Watercress is known to have many health benefits. In addition to being an excellent source of iron, calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid, it is thought that watercress may act as a diuretic, an expectorant, and a digestive aid.
Fun Fact: In his 1617 publication of The Surgeon’s Mate, John Woodall recommended watercress as a potential remedy for scurvy.