Name: Rocket

Scientific name: Eruca vesicaria

Type: Herb

Color: White,Yellow

Habitat: Cultivated Areas

Nature Reserves: Irkaya

Size: 20 - 100 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual or biennial herb. Flowering. Feb–Apr. Status: Introduced. Local. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: A weed in gardens and other cultivated areas. Uses: Eaten in salads. The whole plant is considered an aphrodisiac and considered a cure for a wide range of medical conditions, including inflammations, ulcers, stomach-ache, and epilepsy .