On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The Expedition struggles to move the boats past sandbars and channels clogged with driftwood. They make 12½ miles camping south of present Lupus, Missouri. York gathers cress to supplement their diet.
From the journals...
June 5th Tuesday 1804
here my Servent York Swam to the Sand bar to geather greens for our Dinner and returnd with a Sufficent quantity wild Creases [Cresses] or Teng [Tongue] grass
Bog yellow cress, Rorippa palustris
Photo created by unknown photographer who has released it to the public domain.