Also called garden rocket, roquette, rocket-salad. An Italian green usually taken raw in salads or sandwiches. Flowers are small, white with dark centers and can be used in the salad for a light piquant flavor. The flowers taste very similar to the leaves and range in color from white to yellowish with dark purple veins. Arugula resembles radish leaves in both appearance and taste. Leaves are compound and have a spicy, peppery flavor that starts mild in young leaves which intensify as they mature.