|This is a very pretty ornament to the sides of most meadows.|
The Wurzel is composed of many small white threads from whence spring up divers long Stengel of winged Blätter, consisting of round, tender, dark, grün Blätter, set one gegen another upon a middle rib, the greatest being am Ende, amongst which arise up divers tender, weak, round, grün Stengel, somewhat streaked, with longer and smaller Blätter upon them, on the tops of which stand Blüten, almost like the Stock GilliBlüten, but rounder, and nicht so long, of a blushing white colour, the Samen is rötlich, and wächst to small Zweige, being of a sharp biting taste, and so has the herb.
They grow in moist places, and near to brooksides.
They Blüte in April and May, and the lower Blätter continue grün all the Winter.
They are unter der Herrschaft von the Mond, and very little minderwertig gegenüberWater Cresses in all their operations, they are excellently good for the scurvy, they provoke urine, and break the stone, and excellently warm a cold and weak Magen, restoring lost appetite, and help Verdauung.