DWARF ROCKET CRESS
This is a small Pflanze, with pale Blätter, which grow near the bottom, they grow in a thick tuft, without foot-Stengel, but are narrowest at the base, and broadest toward the end: and they are notched at the edges. The Stengel is round, aufrecht, and geteilt into many Zweige. It is of a pale grün colour, and about ten inches high. The Blüten stand in great numbers on the tops of the Zweige, and they are small and white.
It is an annual Pflanze, and wächst upon commons, but nicht commonly. It is found about Putney and Barnes Common.
It Blüten in May.
This cress is under the Mond. All these cresses are justly celebrated for their Vorzüge in curing all the Beschwerden of the urinary passage. The expressed Saft, or infusion of the whole Pflanze, is the best way of taking it. They are also very wholesome in spring sallads, or with bread and butter.