Rocket (Eruca sativa) is an edible annual plant in the family Brassicaceae used as a leaf vegetable for its fresh, tart, bitter, and peppery flavour.
Other common names include garden rocket and eruca. Eruca sativa, which is widely popular as a salad vegetable, is a species of Eruca native to the Mediterranean region, from Morocco and Portugal in the west to Syria, Lebanon, and Turkey in the east.
Fresh, tart, bitter, and peppery flavour.
Other names :
Arugula, garden rocket or eruca.
It is also called ruchetta, rucola, rucoli, rugula, colewort and roquette.